Srinath Sampath, CFA®, PhD

Managing Director, Portfolio Management

  • 614-273-1000
  • Focus: Managing investment portfolios
  • Education: Ph.D. in Statistics, The Ohio State University; Masters in Statistics, The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Loyola College, Chennai, India;
  • Certifications: CFA® Charterholder, Advanced Diploma in Computer Systems Management, NIIT, Chennai, India.

As a portfolio manager and core member of Hamilton Capital’s Investment Council, Srinath is responsible for overall investment strategy development and research. His primary areas of focus in equity markets are the U.S. small-cap sector and the Eurozone. In U.S. fixed income, Srinath is responsible for interest rates and inflation, investment-grade bonds and structured credit.

With nearly two decades of experience in investments, statistics and actuarial science, Srinath has an extensive background in institutional investing, mutual fund portfolio management, distressed assets, asset/liability management, quantitative research, portfolio surveillance and risk management. Prior to Hamilton Capital, Srinath was a portfolio manager for a Fortune 100 company where he was responsible for asset allocation, security selection and trading of the $14 billion structured credit and $6 billion interest rate and inflation portfolios under buy-and-hold and total return mandates.

Srinath holds a doctorate in statistics from The Ohio State University. He is a published researcher and has won domestic and international awards for his work in nonparametric algorithms and statistical machine learning. Srinath is also a CFA® Charterholder.

A regular volunteer with the Columbus non-profit community, Srinath has served as president and trustee of Actors’ Theatre of Columbus and as treasurer and board member of the Columbus International Program. These days, his evenings and weekends are spent running PrepAccelerator, a test prep company that provides free boot camps at local libraries to help high school students earn competitive scores on standardized tests.