Claire Lyons, CFA / Vice President, Portfolio Manager


Claire is Co-Portfolio Manager for Piedmont’s Strategic Core product and is responsible for covering the Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Financials, Telecommunication and Healthcare sectors. She is an equity partner of the firm and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee.

Claire joined Piedmont in 2006 after completing her graduate degree in Finance at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Finance and Economics from West Virginia University with Summa Cum Laude honors, and was recognized for induction to Beta Gamma Sigma at both business schools. Claire holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.