Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Lionel Harris

Chairman of the Board

Lionel has been a Strategic Advisor to Fidelity Investments, focusing on employee diversity and inclusion, since July 2018. During the preceding 13 years, Mr. Harris was a Portfolio Manager at Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMR Co.), the investment advisor for Fidelity’s family of mutual funds. Mr. Harris managed Fidelity Small Cap Stock Fund and Fidelity Small Cap Stock K6 Fund from 2012 through 2017. From 2005 to 2011, he managed Fidelity Small Cap Growth Fund and Fidelity Advisor Small Cap Growth Fund. He also co-managed Fidelity Series Small Cap Opportunities Fund and managed Fidelity Small Cap Discovery Fund at various times. Prior to assuming fund management responsibilities in 2005, Mr. Harris served as Sector Leader of Fidelity’s Small-Cap Equity Group and as Managing Director of Research for Fidelity’s High-Income division. Mr. Harris earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Dartmouth College and his Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®).

Bob Minicus

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bob Minicus is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Geode. Mr. Minicus is responsible for the overall management of Geode, including development of the firm’s long-term strategic planning and execution. Mr. Minicus joined Geode in 2021. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College.

Philip Bullen

Philip Bullen has over 40 years of experience in the asset management industry as both a President/CEO and Chief Investment Officer. He has a broad investment experience across multiple asset classes including alternative investments. He has a proven track record of leading investment management organizations, turning around investment performance, and most importantly, attracting, motivating, and retaining top investment talent. He has a reputation for integrity and frank communication with clients, trustees, regulators, and colleagues. Mr. Bullen has been a member of the Deans Advisory Board at the Boston University School of Education. He has previously been a Trustee of Boston University, chair of the BU Investment Committee, a trustee and member of the investment committee at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, a director of Aviva US, an advisor to the Man Group PLC, and a director of the Boston Society of Security Analysts. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the South Florida Society of Security Analysts.

Michael Even

Michael Even currently serves as an Advisor for CircleUp; an Advisory Committee Member for KingsCrowd; an Advisory Board Member for Lumint Corporation; a Strategic Advisor for Quantopian; an Advisor for Forge.AI; a Board Member for CargoMetrics Technologies LLC; and a Member of the Investment Committee of the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Management Board. He previously served as the Chairman and CEO of Man Numeric. Prior to Man Numeric, Mr. Even worked at Citigroup for nine years overseeing investment teams running nearly $500B in client assets. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Even spent 13 years at Independence Investment Associates in Boston.

Kim Kenly

Kim Kenly currently serves as a Board member for Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited; an Advisory Board Member for Rosemont Investment Partners, LLC; and as a Senior Advisor to the Firm for Lexington Wealth Management.

He previously served as Managing Director of North American Sales and Marketing for Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo, LLC (GMO). Prior to GMO, he served as Managing Director of U.S. Sales and Marketing for Credit Suisse First Boston Investment Management Group. He also served as Director for PanAgora Asset Management. He led the development and launch of the Structured Investment Products Group (the predecessor of PanAgora) within The Boston Company. 

He also served as the President, Board of Trustees, for the Cardigan Mountain School in Canaan, NH, where he is currently a Trustee.

Arlene Rockefeller

Arlene Rockefeller is on the Board of Advisors for Valsresso, LLC, a Fintech Company. Ms. Rockefeller was a partner at TruColor Capital Management, LLC from 2011 to 2013. Ms. Rockefeller previously worked at State Street Global Advisors in various management and portfolio management positions for 28 years. She most recently served as Global Equities CIO from where she was responsible for active quantitative equities teams located in seven countries. Prior to her role as Global Equities CIO, Ms. Rockefeller served as the Head of Global Equities where she managed active and passive equity teams. She previously served as Head of Enhanced where she focused on the retention of assets and growth.

Eric Roiter

Eric Roiter is currently a Lecturer in Law at Boston University School of Law and from 1997 to June 2008, served as Senior VP and General Council of Fidelity Management & Research Company. As General Counsel, Mr. Roiter was responsible for supervising and providing legal advice and representation for all aspects of Fidelity’s mutual fund business. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Roiter was a corporate partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, specializing in securities and financial services law. Previously, Mr. Roiter was with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., serving in various legal positions, including Assistant General Counsel from 1979 to 1981.

Jennifer Uhrig

Jennifer Uhrig is a Senior Equity Advisor for Fidelity Management & Research Company, where she advises fund managers and analysts on market strategy, portfolio construction, and stock selection. Previously, Ms. Uhrig worked in various roles at Fidelity as an equity analyst and fund manager for 22 years. In her diversified portfolio manager assignments, Ms. Uhrig managed start-up products as well as assets of up to $38 billion and consistently outperformed the benchmark on all of her funds. She joined Fidelity as a research analyst covering the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining Fidelity, Ms. Uhrig was a research associate for Fred Alger Management from 1983 to 1985. She has 32 years of investment industry experience. Ms. Uhrig is a also member of the Board of Overseers of the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Thomas Sprague

Tom is a retired investment professional who remains an avid follower of markets and is active in providing financial and investment advice to several organizations in addition to actively managing his personal assets. Tom enjoys travel, fishing, golf, and wine collecting. He has been married to his wife Laurie Anderson for 36 years. They have 2 adult daughters who live and work in the NYC area.