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Patrick Rau, CFA®

Managing Director
Portfolio Manager



Patrick W. Rau, CFA®, Managing Director, joined Sterling Capital Management in 2001 and has investment experience since 1993. Patrick is the co-portfolio manager for Sterling’s Fundamental Equity Mid Cap Value and Fundamental Equity Small Cap Value strategies. Prior to joining Sterling, he worked at Bank of America Capital Management where he co-managed the Nations Convertible Securities Fund. Patrick received his A.B. in Political Science from Duke University and his M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Area of Focus

  • Fundamental Mid Cap Value Equity
  • Fundamental Small Cap Value Equity

Previous Experience

  • Bank of America Capital Management


  • A.B. Duke University
  • M.B.A. Vanderbilt University

Affiliations & Professional Licenses

  • CFA Institute
  • CFA Society North Carolina
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