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Donald M. Harris, CFA®


Donald M. Harris, CFA®, Managing Director, joined de Garmo & Kelleher in 1997 and Sterling Capital Management through merger in 2010. He has investment experience since 1989. Don leads the investment management team in the Washington, D.C. office of Sterling’s Private Client Group. Prior to joining de Garmo & Kelleher, he worked for NationsBank Private Investments as vice president and portfolio manager managing assets for both individuals and non-profit organizations. Don received his B.A. in Economics from Bucknell University and his M.B.A. in Finance in Investments from the George Washington University. He is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA® Institute and CFA® Society of Washington, D.C.

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Area of Focus

  • Private Client

Previous Experience

  • deGarmo & Kelleher
  • Bank of America
  • Chevy Chase Trust Group


  • B.A. Bucknell University
  • M.B.A. The George Washington University

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society of Washington, D.C.
Donald M. Harris
Donald M. Harris, CFA®

Managing Director

Senior Portfolio Manager

(202) 393-1777

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