Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc. (Fort Washington) has named Srikanth (“Sri”) Gullapalli, CFA, vice president, senior equity research manager.
In this role, Gullapalli will cover the Communication Services, Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples and Information Technology sectors for Fort Washington’s Small Company Equity investment strategy. He will be based at the firm’s Albany, N.Y., office and report to Jason V. Ronovech, CFA, vice president and senior portfolio manager.
“Sri is an excellent addition to the team and will bring tremendous value to Fort Washington and our clients,” said Maribeth Rahe, president and chief executive officer of Fort Washington. “We look forward to what we expect will be many contributions to our Small Company Equity strategy.”
“His knowledge and background will complement our team,” Ronovech added. “The Small Company Equity strategy has a strong track record historically, and we are excited about Sri joining our team and building upon our solid foundation.”
Gullapalli brings 16 years of industry experience to Fort Washington. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an equity analyst for Congress Asset Management in Boston, where he covered multiple sectors over his tenure, most recently in Information Technology, Communication Services and Energy. In addition, Gullapalli supported the Small Cap strategy at Congress since its inception in 2014, including serving on the investment committee.
Gullapalli earned a Bachelor of Commerce from Osmania University in Hyderabad, India, and a Master of Business Administration from Vignana Joythi Institute of Management in Hyderabad, India. He also earned a Master of Science in software engineering from the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minn. Gullapalli will relocate with his family from Boston to Albany, N.Y.