Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Feeney is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for Boston Partners. He is responsible for the firm’s strategic, financial and operating decisions, and all aspects of investment management including the firm’s fundamental and quantitative research groups. He was one of the original partners of Boston Partners Asset Management in 1995. Prior to assuming these roles, he was Director of Research. Mr. Feeney joined Boston Partners upon its inception in 1995 from Putnam Investments where he managed mortgage-backed securities portfolios. He began his career at the Bank of Boston where he was a loan officer specializing on
highly leveraged loan portfolios. Mr. Feeney holds a B.S. degree in finance from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. with High Honors from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is past President of the Fixed Income Management Society of Boston. He has thirty-four years of investment experience.
Mark S. Kuzminskas
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Kuzminskas is the Chief Operating Officer for Boston Partners overseeing the trading, portfolio administration, IT & Enterprise Data Management functions. Prior to this role, he was the director of equity trading. Before joining the firm in 2000, Mr. Kuzminskas spent 10 years in various trading roles on both the buy-side and sell-side. These positions involved trading equities at Numeric Investors and The Boston Company; futures and options at Aetna; and running Listed Equity Block Trading at Wessels, Arnold and Henderson. Mr. Kuzminskas holds a B.S. degree in finance from PennState University. Mr. Kuzminskas has over twenty-nine years of investment experience.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Varner is the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Boston Partners. As Chief Financial Officer, he oversees Finance and Operational Risk Management. Mr. Varner joined the firm in 2006 as its Assistant Controller, became the Controller in 2008. In May 2017, he became the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Varner spent seven years working for Lazard as a Senior Vice President. Before that, he worked as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Caliber Learning Network, spent three years as a Financial Manager at USF&G, and two years as a Financial Analyst at Microbiological Associates, Inc. He began his career with Westinghouse Electric Company as an Accountant in the Controllers Department. Mr. Varner received his BBA in Finance with an Economics minor from James Madison University, and received his MBA and MSF from Loyola University Maryland. He has been in the financial services industry for over twenty-three years.