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 firm and the oversight of the firm’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 firm include Executive Vice President and member of the Operating Committee of Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Boyd Watterson’s predecessor firm. 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 firm 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. Brian has 24 years of investment experience.

Tim Hyland Boyd Watterson Asset Management

Timothy Hyland | Managing Director, National Director of Sales & Marketing 

Timothy M. Hyland serves as National Director of Sales and Marketing for Boyd Watterson's institutional and advisor channel lines of business. Tim also serves as a Manager of Boyd Watterson. Tim joined predecessor firm Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. in 1994 as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager. Prior to joining the firm, 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. Tim has 36 years of industry experience.

Michael Bee Boyd Watterson

Michael Bee | Managing Director, Investment strategist, Director of Client Service

Michael E. Bee is National Director of Client Service for all institutional and primary broker-dealer relationships and Director of Equity Management. He also serves  as a Manager of Boyd Watterson Asset Management. Michael joined Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (Boyd Watterson's predecessor firm) as a research associate in 1990. Michael has served in many roles between the firm's offices in Cleveland and Chicago, including senior investment strategist and large-cap equity and fixed income portfolio manager. Prior to joining the firm, 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 a member of the CFA Society of Chicago. Michael also serves on the Boards of Speedeon Data, Lake Erie College (Investment Committee Chairman), and the Investment Committee of the Laurel School for Girls. Michael has 26 years of industry experience.

James Jim Shirak Boyd Watterson

James Shirak | Managing Director, Deputy CHIEF Investment Officer

James R. Shirak is a Manager of Boyd Watterson. Jim also serves as Deputy Chief Investment Officer of BWAM and is a member of the 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. Jim has 51 years of industry experience.

patty jamieson

PATTY JAMIESON | CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Patricia J. Jamieson is the Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Boyd Watterson Asset Management Company. Prior to joining BWAM 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 PERRY | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Stephen 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 and the improvement of the government's workplace by managing assets, maximizing value in acquisitions, and implementing technology solutions. He also held various managerial positions at The Timken Company, 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. Steve has 42 years of industry experience.

Cylde Bartter Boyd Watterson

CLYDE BARTTER | CHAIRMAN EMERITUS

Clyde Bartter is Chairman Emeritus 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 College, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.