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Robert A. Schwarzkopf, CFA

Investment Chair
Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management, LLC

Robert Schwarzkopf is investment chair at Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management (KAR). Prior to assuming this role in 2014, Mr. Schwarzkopf was the firm’s chief investment officer and a portfolio manager. He founded KAR’s small and mid-cap strategies in 1992.

Before joining Kayne Anderson Rudnick in 1991, Mr. Schwarzkopf was a member of the Investment Policy Committee at the Pilgrim Group of Mutual Funds and portfolio manager for Pilgrim Regional Bankshares.

Mr. Schwarzkopf earned a B.S. and an M.S. in mathematics from the University of Miami. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles. He began working in the investment industry in 1981.