Anchor Capital Advisors Names New Co-CIO

Anchor Capital Advisors Names New Co-CIO

Firm is excited to elevate a seasoned member of the Investment Team

Boston, MA – April 12, 2019 – Anchor Capital Advisors, LLC (“Anchor”) is proud to announce the promotion of seasoned portfolio manager Jennifer K. DeSisto, CFA®, to that of co-chief of investments. Ms. DeSisto will serve alongside William P. Rice, Jr. as co-CIO.

“Jen has been a key member of the investment team here at Anchor and has had a tremendous positive impact on both her teams and product performance. Since her initial arrival as a portfolio manager, Jen has continually exceeded our optimistic expectations and we are very excited that she will be helping to lead the firm in her new role,” said Mr. Rice.

In addition to her co-CIO duties, Ms. DeSisto has assumed the role of co-lead portfolio manager for both All Cap Value and Balanced Value Accounts, two of Anchor’s leading investment strategies, alongside William J. Hickey. She will also continue her work with private clients.

Ms. DeSisto brings to the helm a deep background with broad industry experience, including structuring leverage buyouts, working out distressed debt, fundamental and quantitative portfolio management, and results-oriented business management. Her unique perspective is shaped by her experiences as both an asset manager and asset allocator. Ms. DeSisto joined Anchor in 2016 from Fiduciary Trust, where she oversaw the firm’s investment strategies.

The focus of the leadership team continues to be on positioning the firm for future success, striving always for alignment with Anchor’s long-term vision and strategy.


About Anchor Capital Advisors, LLC

Founded in 1983, value-oriented investment and asset management firm Anchor Capital Advisors always approaches its products—and its relationships—from the bottom up. For more information about Anchor, or to learn about their strategies for managed accounts, private clients, or institutional investors, please visit