Mr. Rowane is Vice President. He is responsible for portfolio management, investment research of the consumer discretionary sector, and client service.
Prior to joining Bahl & Gaynor, Mr. Rowane was Senior Vice President and Director of Portfolio Management with Huntington Bank. He was responsible for the functional management and development of the portfolio management team. In addition, he was a portfolio manager for over $1 billion of high net worth and institutional investments, fund manager of a $200 million mid cap equity fund, and an equity research analyst. Mr. Rowane was Chair of the Portfolio Risk Committee and member of the Investment Policy Committee.
Prior to joining Huntington Bank in 2000, Mr. Rowane was Vice President and Director of Portfolio Management at Firstar Bank. His responsibilities included functional management of the Portfolio Management Division, asset management of high net worth family portfolios in excess of $1.2 billion and equity research.
Prior to joining Firstar Bank in 1993, Mr. Rowane was Assistant Vice President & Portfolio Manager at US Bancorp Trust Company where he was responsible for investment management of personal, institutional and corporate trust portfolios. He was responsible for the equity research function of the investment division.
From 1983 to 1988 Mr. Rowane was an Investment Officer for the First National Bank of Pennsylvania responsible for equity research and investment management of high net worth, institutional and endowment relationships.