Amit is the Co-Portfolio Manager for Piedmont’s Strategic Core large cap equity product and leads the efforts of the fundamental research team. He is also the Portfolio Manager for Piedmont’s large cap Core Value product. Amit covers the Information Technology, Industrials, Energy, Materials, and Utilities sectors and provides the Commodities and Capital Expenditures outlook for the firms’ macroeconomic research effort. Amit is an equity partner of the firm. Prior to joining Piedmont in 2006, Amit spent over 15 years in the auto industry where he most recently led a team responsible for developing engine control systems at DaimlerChrysler Corporation. He holds four US Patents for developing algorithms related to combustion engine controls.
Amit received his MBA from Oakland University, a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India. Amit holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) and Beta Gamma Sigma.