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Brent A. Barton, CFA®


Brent A. Barton, CFA®, Executive Director, joined Sterling Capital Management in 2011 and has investment experience since 1991. Brent is a senior fixed income credit analyst. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked for Wells Capital Management. Previous work experience includes responsibilities as a portfolio manager and senior analyst with First Colony Life Insurance Company and as a banking analyst with the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Brent received his B.A. in Business/Economics with a minor in English Literature from Randolph-Macon College and his M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

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Area of Focus

  • Corporate Fixed Income

Previous Experience

  • First Colony Life Insurance
  • Evergreen Investments


  • B.A. Randolph-Macon College
  • M.B.A. College of William & Mary

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society North Carolina
Brent A. Barton
Brent A. Barton, CFA®

Executive Director

Senior Credit Analyst

(704) 927-4165

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