James C. Shircliff is chief investment officer and a portfolio manager for River
Road Asset Management. He has more than 38 years of investment management
experience, starting with First Kentucky Trust, including management positions
with Oppenheimer Management Company and Southeastern Asset Management.
Prior to co-founding River Road, he was EVP, portfolio manager and director of
research for SMC Capital, Inc. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), he earned
his undergraduate degree in finance from the UofL College of Business and is a
member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Louisville.