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Charles J. Wittmann, CFA®


Charles J. Wittmann, CFA®, Executive Director, joined Sterling Capital Management in 2014 and has investment experience since 1995. Chip is co-portfolio manager of the Equity Income strategy. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked for Thompson Siegel & Walmsley as a portfolio manager and (generalist) analyst. Prior to TS&W, he was a founding portfolio manager and analyst with Shockoe Capital, an equity long/short hedge fund. Chip received his B.A. in Economics from Davidson College and his M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Chip earned the Certificate in ESG Investing, which is developed, administered and awarded by the CFA Society of the United Kingdom. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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Area of Focus

  • Equity Opportunities Group
    • Equity Income

Previous Experience

  • Thompson Siegel & Walmsley
  • Shockoe Capital
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • Bank of America


  • B.A. Davidson College
  • M.B.A. Duke University

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society Virginia
Charles J. Wittmann
Charles J. Wittmann, CFA®

Executive Director

Equity Opportunities; Portfolio Manager

(757) 417-4901

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