LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aristotle, an employee-owned investment management organization, managing over $24 billion* in assets under advisement as of March 31, 2019, is proud to announce that Robert R. Womack, Jr., Managing Director, Chief Innovation Officer, was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) as 2019 Corporate CIO of the Year. The LABJ cited Rob’s tremendous accomplishments over the past few years, which included creating and leading Aristotle’s Business Solutions team during a period of rapid growth, executing a multi-year transformative initiative firmwide, and building Aristotle’s best-in-class technology platform to meet the needs of the company, its affiliates, and most importantly, Aristotle’s valued clients.
The Los Angeles Business Journal CTO Awards honor Chief Technology and Information Officers and others who are in the top information technology positions within their organizations. These important individuals and teams play vital roles in making Los Angeles a hub for innovation, and in making its businesses, institutions and nonprofits successful.
Over 250 professionals attended the Eighth Annual Awards ceremony held at the City Club Los Angeles on April 22, 2019. The Los Angeles Business Journal invited over 80 nominees, which included Rob and a majority of Aristotle’s Business Solutions team, who are information technology leaders at Fortune 500 companies, private companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and who are among Los Angeles’ finest technology leadership minds.
“Rob has led the effort to foster a culture of innovation, inclusiveness, process improvements and best practices at Aristotle throughout our highly respected, industry leading shared services team,” stated Richard H. Schweitzer, CFA, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Aristotle. “We’ve built an incredible technology platform, rolled out improved and expanded client communication materials, implemented new channels of messaging and improved operational efficiencies. This award is a testament to the value and success of our shared services platform and the great work we, collectively, are doing at Aristotle.”
“I am humbled to receive this award, but it is truly an award for the entire Business Solutions team we have methodically built at Aristotle,” stated Rob Womack. “I would like to thank all of my colleagues for their incredible dedication and client focus, and especially our Chairman, Richard Hollander, who for approaching twenty-five years has given me the opportunity to innovate and work at best-in-class organizations.”
With offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Boston and New York, Aristotle is a family of employee-owned investment management firms that, as of March 31, 2019, collectively managed over $24 billion* in assets under advisement across equity and fixed income strategies. Aristotle attracts and retains talented investment professionals through a culture focused on research, investment management and client success.
Aristotle’s experienced corporate leadership team oversees a centralized support infrastructure to ensure that its distinct teams of investment professionals are able to focus on what they do best—seeking to add value to client portfolios. The company’s support infrastructure includes shared services, such as trading, compliance, operations and distribution. Please visit www.aristotlecap.com for more information.
Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, Aristotle Credit Partners, LLC, Aristotle Capital Boston, LLC and Aristotle Atlantic Partners, LLC are affiliated organizations. Each is an independent investment adviser separately registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. More information about each adviser, including investment strategies, fees and objectives, can be found in their respective Form ADV Part 2, which is available upon request.
*As of March 31, 2019, the assets under advisement for each Aristotle affiliate was as follows: Aristotle Capital had $17.65 billion of assets under management ($2.74 billion of assets under advisement), Aristotle Boston had $3.34 billion of assets under management ($0.12 billion of assets under advisement), Aristotle Atlantic had $0.08 billion of assets under management ($0.34 billion of assets under advisement) and Aristotle Credit had $0.50 billion of assets under management.