Washington Association of Money Managers

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Chuck Akre

Managing Member and Chief Executive Officer of Akre Capital Management

Chuck has been in the securities business since 1968 and continues to be the primary person responsible for Akre Capital Management's (ACM) investment advisory services and investment selection. Prior to managing the Akre Focus Fund, Mr. Akre was the sole portfolio manager to the FBR Focus Fund from its inception in December 1996 through August 2009. He previously held positions as shareholder, Director, CEO of Asset Management Division and Director of Research at Johnston, Lemon & Co. (a NYSE member firm). Chuck established ACM in 1989 and for a time operated it as part of Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., ending in 1999. In 2000, ACM again became independent, and established its current location in Middleburg, Virginia in early 2002. Chuck holds a BA in English Literature from American University.



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