Mr. Rodes is Vice President and Principal. He is responsible for portfolio management, investment research of the technology and basic materials sectors, and client service.
Prior to joining Bahl & Gaynor, Mr. Rodes was a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for Northern Trust in Chicago. He was responsible for investment management of agency accounts for high net worth individuals, with assets under management in excess of $900 million. In addition, Mr. Rodes was a member of the Northern Investment Counselors Equity Selection Committee.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Rodes was a research analyst for Waddell & Reed in Kansas City, where his responsibilities included coverage of technology industries.
From 1989 – 1997, Mr. Rodes was an Assistant Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati. Mr. Rodes managed personal portfolios in addition to research coverage of the technology sector.