The Oakmark Funds are advised by Harris Associates L.P. an autonomous subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers, L.P.

Learn more about the principles and philosophy behind our funds at

Harris Associates

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Kristi L. Rowsell - Partner and President - Headshot

Kristi L. Rowsell, CPA

Partner and President

  • President of Harris Associates
  • Principal Executive Officer and President, Oakmark Funds
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, 1988
  • Master of Accountancy-Taxation, Virginia Tech, 1989
  • Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Harris Associates, 1999-2010; Vice President and Treasurer at Calamos Asset Management, 1992-95; Senior Tax Specialist, KPMG Peat Marwick, 1989-92
  • 31 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1995
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We do value investing differently

At Oakmark, we don’t have an opinion about how equities will perform this year, if a recession will start or if the political parties will produce pro-growth candidates for 2020. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.