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

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Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Laurence Morse, Ph.D.


Dr. Morse has served on the Board since 2013. In addition to attending the General Course at The London School of Economics and Political Science, Dr. Morse has a BA in Economics from Howard University, a MA in Economics from Princeton University, a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University. He has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry, including serving as Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Fairview Capital Partners, Inc., as well as serving on the Board of Webster Bank and Webster Financial Corporation. Mr. Morse has served as a member of the Howard University Board of Trustees since 2014 and has served as Chair since 2020.

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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.