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

Senior Vice President
Co-Portfolio Manager
Ariel Small Cap Value
Portfolio Manager
Ariel Fund, Ariel Discovery Fund, Ariel Micro-Cap Value and Ariel Small Cap Deep Value
Ken serves as co-portfolio manager of our small cap value strategy. Additionally, he serves as portfolio manager for Ariel Fund, as well as our micro-cap value and small cap deep value products. As a research analyst, Ken covers consumer services and industrials. Prior to joining Ariel as a research analyst in 2004, he spent more than two years with William Blair & Company, LLC, most recently as a senior investment banking analyst. Ken also worked as a senior auditor at KPMG, LLP. He earned a BS in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of Chicago, and he is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Sabrina Carollo
Sabrina Carollo, CFA

Sabrina Carollo, CFA®

Senior Vice President
Director of Research Operations
Sabrina oversees the department’s broker relationships. As a research analyst she specializes in health care and office supply companies. Prior to joining Ariel in 2001, she spent seven years at William Blair & Company, LLC, mainly 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. Sabrina graduated from Ball State University with a BA in accounting and earned her MBA in healthcare management from Loyola University.
John P. Miller, CFA
John P. Miller, CFA

John P. Miller, CFA®

Senior Vice President
Co-Portfolio Manager
Ariel Small/Mid Cap Value
Portfolio Manager
Ariel Fund
John serves as co-portfolio manager of our small/mid cap value strategy. Additionally, he serves as portfolio manager for Ariel Fund. He has played an integral part on Ariel’s investment team for over 26 years, and as a research analyst covers asset management and media companies. 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 and the CFA Society of Chicago, and is also a board member of Voices for Illinois Children. John earned a BB in management from Western Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
James Kenny, CFA
James Kenny, CFA

James Kenny, CFA®

Vice President, Research
Jim focuses on services and insurance as a research analyst. He joined Ariel in 2008 as a summer intern and returned as a full-time research analyst in 2010. Previously, he served as a managing consultant for Navigant Consulting for three years. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Jim graduated summa cum laude with a BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA with honors distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jamil Soriano
Jamil Soriano

Jamil Soriano

Vice President, Research
Jamil focuses on consumer products and retail companies as a research analyst. He joined Ariel full-time in July 2012 after participating in our summer internship program in 2011. Prior to Ariel, he worked in the investment banking and debt capital markets divisions at Credit Suisse Securities, and later as an investment analyst for Brown Bear Capital Management LLC. Before entering the financial services industry, he was a player for several teams in the National Football League, including a season with the 2003-04 Super Bowl winning New England Patriots. Jamil earned his AB in biological sciences from Harvard and his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago.