Kenneth E. Kuhrt, CPA
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Kenneth E. Kuhrt, CPA

Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Ariel Micro, Small and Small/Mid Cap Value Products, Ariel Fund and Ariel Discovery Fund
As portfolio manager for our micro and small cap deep value strategies, Ken works side-by-side with lead portfolio manager David Maley on stock selection. He serves in the same capacity for our small and small/mid cap value products with lead portfolio manager John W. Rogers, Jr. and fellow portfolio manager John Miller. Additionally, Ken serves as an industry specialist covering consumer services and industrial companies. He joined Ariel as a research analyst in 2004. Prior to Ariel, Ken spent more than two years with William Blair & Company, LLC, most recently as a senior investment banking analyst. He also worked as a senior auditor at KPMG, LLP. Ken received a BS in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Ken is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Todd Trubey
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Todd Trubey

Vice President, Portfolio Strategies
Todd joined Ariel in 2007 and is responsible for the firm’s peer analysis and competitive research, as well as overseeing our Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Furthermore, he works closely with senior management and our investment team on white papers and portfolio commentary. Todd came to Ariel after spending seven years at Morningstar, Inc., a leading source of independent investment research. Most recently, he served as a senior mutual fund analyst specializing in small cap, long-short and Buffett-style funds. Additionally, he spent two years as an editor in the insurance department for Dearborn Financial Publishing, focusing on variable insurance products. Todd graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English from the University of the South. He also holds an MA and PhD in English from Northwestern University.
Anthony T. Walker
Anthony Walker

Anthony T. Walker

Vice President, Research
Anthony covers the energy and energy-related areas as a research analyst. He joined Ariel’s research department in July 2012 after five years in research at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, where he began as an analyst. Following three years of top-tier analyst rankings within the firm, Barclays promoted him in 2010 to assistant vice president of equity research in the oil service and drilling group. Prior to Barclays and Lehman, Anthony served internships with both Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley in their equity research and private wealth management groups, respectively. He earned his BA at Columbia University (N.Y.) with a double concentration in economics and political science and his MBA from the University of Chicago.
Sabrina Carollo
Sabrina Carollo, CFA

Sabrina Carollo, CFA®

Senior Vice President
Director of Research Operations
Sabrina specializes in health care as well as the office supplies industries. She also oversees the department’s broker relationships. Prior to joining Ariel in 2001, she spent seven years at William Blair & Company, LLC, over half of that time as a research associate. Sabrina is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. She is also a member of Rush University Medical Center’s Associates Board and an active volunteer at Erickson Elementary School on its Safety and Improvement Committee. Sabrina graduated from Ball State University with a BA in accounting.
John P. Miller, CFA
John P. Miller, CFA

John P. Miller, CFA®

Senior Vice President
Portfolio Manager
Ariel Small and Small/Mid Cap Value Products and Ariel Fund
John has served on Ariel’s investment team for over two decades and inherently embodies a strong value discipline. As portfolio manager, he works side-by-side with lead portfolio manager John W. Rogers, Jr. and fellow portfolio manager Kenneth Kuhrt on stock selection for our small and small/mid cap portfolios. Additionally, he oversees the firm’s proprietary research in the asset management and media/entertainment industries. Prior to joining Ariel in 1989, John worked for Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. in its institutional equity division. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago as well as a board member of Voices for Illinois Children. John earned a Bachelor of Business in management from Western Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
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