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Sustaining an environment in which investment professionals can flourish is a critical element of successful investing. Our seasoned, senior portfolio management team has been together for 19 years and offers analysts the opportunity to be mentored within a supportive, team-oriented environment. Such a culture has allowed Ceredex to "keep and grow our own" and to successfully develop a dynamic organization that attracts and retains top investment talent and generates competitive investment performance.

Please meet the Ceredex Value Advisor professionals who serve you:

Ashi S. Parikh

Ashi S. Parikh

Chief Executive Officer

Ashi Parikh is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of RidgeWorth Investments, a position that he assumed in July 2010. Ashi is responsible for leading the overall strategic direction and growth of the firm. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer for each of RidgeWorth’s boutiques, and serves as a member of the RidgeWorth Holdings LLC Board of Directors and as an Interested Trustee of the RidgeWorth Funds’ Board of Trustees. Ashi’s previous roles at RidgeWorth include President and Chief Investment Officer, which he held from March 2008 to July 2010, and Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Equities, which he held from September 2006 to March 2008....Read More

Mills  Riddick

Mills Riddick, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Senior Portfolio Manager - Large Cap Value Equity strategy

Mills Riddick is Chief Investment Officer of Ceredex Value Advisors LLC and Senior Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Large Cap Value Equity strategy. He is responsible for the overall investment policy for all value equity portfolios....Read More

Don  Wordell

Don Wordell, CFA

Managing Director
Portfolio Manager - Mid-Cap Value Equity strategy

Don Wordell is Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Mid-Cap Value Equity strategy for Ceredex Value Advisors LLC....Read More

Brett  Barner

Brett Barner, CFA

Managing Director
Portfolio Manager - Small Cap Value Equity strategy

Brett Barner is Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Small Cap Value Equity strategy for Ceredex Value Advisors LLC....Read More

Research Analysts

Charles E. Carter

Charles E. Carter, CFA

Research Analyst

Charlie Carter is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Charlie joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2004. Charlie is dedicated to covering Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staples. ...Read More

Jennifer W. Graff

Jennifer W. Graff, CFA

Research Analyst

Jennifer Graff is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Jennifer joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2001....Read More

Melissa  Miller, CFA

Melissa Miller, CFA

Research Analyst

Melissa Miller is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Melissa joined Ceredex in 2009. Melissa is dedicated to covering Financials....Read More

Cody P. Smith, CFA

Cody P. Smith, CFA

Research Analyst

Cody Smith is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Cody joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2007. Cody is dedicated to covering Health Care and Technology....Read More

Nicole G. Blakley, CFA

Nicole G. Blakley, CFA

Research Analyst

Nicole Blakley is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Nicole joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2007....Read More

Jason E. Fraser

Jason E. Fraser, CFA

Research Analyst

Jason Fraser is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors.  Jason joined Ceredex in 2011. Jason is dedicated to covering Financials and Telecom....Read More

Hein  Hanekom, CFA

Hein Hanekom, CFA

Research Analyst

Hein Hanekom is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. Hein joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2007....Read More

David  Maynard

David Maynard

Research Analyst

David Maynard is a Research Analyst for Ceredex Value Advisors. David joined Ceredex in 2014....Read More

Client/Support Team

Steve  Loncar

Steve Loncar

Director
Client Portfolio Manager

Steve Loncar is Director and Client Portfolio Manager providing clients, prospects, consultants and internal partners with information and updates regarding all Ceredex Value strategies. He also participates in new business efforts, reviews and analyzes investment strategies and partners with the sales and marketing of products....Read More

Sarah  Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Portfolio Specialist

Sarah Thompson is a Portfolio Specialist for Ceredex Value Advisors. Sarah joined Trusco Capital Management, Ceredex's predecessor firm, in 2001 as a Portfolio Accountant....Read More

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