Leadership Team

C.T. FITZPATRICK, CFA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer

C.T. Fitzpatrick founded Vulcan Value Partners in 2007. As Chief Investment Officer and Equity Analyst, Mr. Fitzpatrick leads a research team responsible for investing over $17 billion for a global client base as of December 31, 2020. Since inception, two of Vulcan’s five strategies are ranked in the top 1% of managers in their respective categories, and the other three strategies are in the top 7%.* As Chief Executive Officer he leads an organization recognized by Pensions & Investments as the Best Place to Work in Money Management for the third consecutive year.**

Prior to founding Vulcan Value Partners, Mr. Fitzpatrick worked as a principal and portfolio manager at Southeastern Asset Management.

Mr. Fitzpatrick earned his MBA in Finance from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He also has a BS in Corporate Finance and a Minor in English from the University of Alabama.

 

G. ADAM MCCLAIN, CFA

Principal, President

Adam McClain joined Vulcan Value Partners in 2009. Prior to joining Vulcan Value Partners, Adam served as a First Vice President and Client Advisor in the Private Wealth Management group at SunTrust Bank, where he was responsible for sales and service of various products which included brokerage and trust investments, capital markets transactions, various debt structures, cash management strategies, and alternative investments. Adam began his career in the Trust and Investment Services group at SunTrust Bank. He also worked at GenSpring Family Offices, a SunTrust Subsidiary, where he assisted in portfolio construction and asset allocation for ultra high net worth families.

Adam earned his MBA from the University of Memphis. He also has a BS in Business Administration with emphasis in Finance from the University of Tennessee.

 

RICHARD DAVIS

Principal, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Richard Davis joined Vulcan Value Partners in 2013. Richard has over 25 years of experience in financial services including banking, financial management, and private equity. Prior to joining Vulcan Value Partners, Richard served as Director of Investments with Harbert Management’s Private Equity group where he was responsible for the origination, valuation, structuring, and management of private equity investments targeting lower middle-market companies. In addition, Richard has served on the Board of Directors for several closely-held companies. Richard began his career as a Corporate Banker for First Union National Bank.

Richard earned his MBA in Finance and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Alabama.

 

*Peer ranking information sourced from eVestment as of April 20, 2021 using Vulcan Value Partners Large Cap, Focus, and Focus Plus Composites versus peer group of US Large Cap Value Equity Universe, Vulcan Value Partners Small Cap Composite versus peer group of US Small Cap Value Equity Universe, and Vulcan Value Partners All Cap Composite versus peer group of US All Cap Value Equity Universe since inception ending March 31, 2021.
** Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management in 2020 for managers with 50 to 99 employees. Article date: December 14, 2020.