Board of Directors

Brian Gevry CEO Boyd Watterson Asset Management

Brian Gevry, CFA | Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer

Brian L. Gevry, CFA, is CEO and CIO of Boyd Watterson Asset Management, LLC, responsible for the strategic leadership of the company and the oversight of the company’s investment processes and committees. Brian also serves as a Manager of Boyd Watterson and as Chairman of the Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to his role as CEO, Brian served as Boyd Watterson’s Chief Operating Officer from 2000–2006. Previous leadership roles with the company include Executive Vice President and member of the Operating Committee of Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Boyd Watterson’s predecessor company. Brian also held positions as a fixed income portfolio manager and senior strategist on the Conservative Value Equity and Fixed Income committees. Brian began his career with the company in 1991. Brian holds a CFA Charter from CFA Institute, an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, and a BA from Cleveland State University. He is a member of CFA Society Cleveland and of CFA Institute.

Tim Hyland Boyd Watterson Asset Management

Timothy Hyland | president, National Director of Sales and Marketing

Timothy M. Hyland serves as National Director of Sales and Marketing for all institutional and retail sales. Tim also serves as a Manager of Boyd Watterson Asset Management. Tim joined predecessor company Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. in 1994 as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Prior to joining the company, Tim held the position of Senior Vice President with McDonald & Co. Securities, Inc. since 1990. Tim joined McDonald & Co. in 1985 as an Associate Vice President and was elected to the firm’s Presidents’ Council for top producers in 1989. He began his career as an Account Executive with Smith Barney Harris & Upham in 1982 and holds a BS from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Michael Bee Boyd Watterson

Michael Bee | executive vice president, institutional sales

Michael E. Bee serves as an Executive Vice President for the Institutional Sales division. He also serves as a Manager of Boyd Watterson Asset Management. Michael joined Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (Boyd Watterson's predecessor company) as a research associate in 1990. Michael has served in many roles between the company's offices in Cleveland and Chicago, including senior investment strategist and large-cap equity and fixed income portfolio manager. Prior to joining the company, Michael was a senior financial analyst within the Corporate Trust Division of the Northern Trust Company in Chicago. Michael holds an MBA from John Carroll University and a BS in economics from DePaul University. He is also a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and serves on the Investment Committee of the Laurel School for Girls.  

James Jim Shirak Boyd Watterson

James Shirak | executive vice president

James R. Shirak is a member of Boyd Watterson's Executive Committee and Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2000 as a fixed income senior strategist and portfolio manager, Jim was founder and principal of Sterling Asset Management in Cleveland, Ohio. Previously, he held the position of head of fixed income for BP America, Inc.’s Pension Plan and Savings and Investment Plan. Jim also served as director of fixed income for the Investment Centre and head of fixed income for the Pension Plan of Republic Steel and Lincoln National Corp. Jim holds an MBA and a BA from Ohio University. Jim is a member of CFA Society of Cleveland, CFA Institute, and is a past President of the Bond Club of Cleveland.

patty jamieson


Patricia J. Jamieson is the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Boyd Watterson Asset Management Company. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2016, Patty Jamieson was with Keycorp until 2013, where she held various executive director positions that reported directly to the Chief Financial Officer since 1998. Patty currently serves on the board of directors of Centrus Energy Corp, a public company. She has also served on the board of Titanium Asset Management Company, which was then a public company. Patty holds a BS in Accounting from John Carroll University.

Steve Perry


Stephen A. Perry serves as a member of the Real Estate Investment Policy Committee and is responsible for advising the real estate team on GSA property strategy and client service. Prior to joining Boyd Watterson in 2014, Steve was the President/Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, where he continues to serve as an Honorary Member of the Board of Trustees. Previously, Steve served as the 17th Administrator (CEO) of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), a position appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. While at the GSA, Steve was responsible for overseeing the agency's 14,000 employees dedicated to the improvement of the workplace for 1.2 million federal workers housed in government owned or leased properties by managing assets, maximizing value in acquisitions, and implementing technology solutions. He also held various managerial positions at The Timken Company, including Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Purchasing and Corporate Communications, and served in the Cabinet of Ohio Governor George Voinovich as Director of the Department of Administrative Services. Steve has also served as an active participant in a number of organizations, including the Board of Directors for Labor Policy Association, Manufacturing Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, and the National Association of Manufacturing, and has served on numerous boards involved in community service. Steve holds an MS in Management from Stanford University and a BA in Accounting from the University of Akron.

Cylde Bartter Boyd Watterson


Clyde E. Bartter, CFA, is Former Chairman of BWAM and serves as a member of the Real Estate Investment Committee.  Clyde's previous experience includes president, chairman of fixed income management, manager of client service and sales, Duff & Phelps; and president of Portfolio Advisory Co., a division of National City Bank.  Clyde is a past member of the Financial Analysts Federation Advisory Board to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, past president and member of CFA Society of Cleveland, and a member of CFA Institute, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Investment Advisor Association.  Clyde is a retired CPA and a Chartered Investment Counselor. He holds a CFA Charter from CFA Institute, a BA and an honorary PhD from Baldwin Wallace University, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.