PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hirtle Callaghan is honored to award its 2015 Investment Leadership Award to David G. Booth, founder of investment firm Dimensional Fund Advisors, in recognition of his talent, dedication and positive impact on the profession. The award was given to David during a ceremony at the 2015 Hirtle Callaghan CIO Conference on May 28, 2015, at the Four Seasons in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
"We are thrilled to recognize David for his leadership, professionalism and achievement. His career and personal conduct continue to serve as an example for true investment professionals everywhere," said Jonathan Hirtle, Chief Executive Officer of Hirtle Callaghan.
In 1981, David Booth founded Dimensional Fund Advisors, now one of the leading investment firms in the world, and is currently its Chairman and Co-CEO. The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business was named in his honor. He is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago and the University of Kansas Endowment Association, and is on the board of directors of Georgetown University. David received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1971. He also holds an MS and a BA from the University of Kansas.
Since 1994, Hirtle Callaghan has awarded its annual Investment Leadership Award to an individual who represents the highest standards of the investment industry. Some past recipients include Harvard University's John Y. Campbell, Charles D. Ellis, founder of Greenwich Associates, Oaktree Capital's Howard Marks, Arthur D. Miltenberger, former Chief Investment Officer of the Richard King Mellon Foundation and Robert E. Angelica former Chief Investment Officer of the AT&T Pension Fund. The Hirtle Callaghan Investment Leadership Award includes a $50,000 cash grant, in the name of the awardee, to fund capital markets research.
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