Charles K. (Charlie) Bobrinskoy
Mr. Charles K. (Charlie) Bobrinskoy is the vice chairman and head of investment group for Ariel Investments headquartered in Chicago. He manages the focused value strategy—an all-cap, concentrated portfolio of U.S. stocks and spearheads Ariel’s thought leadership efforts by taking an active role in representing Ariel’s investment strategies with prospective investors, clients and major media. Additionally, he is a member of the Ariel Investments board of directors.
Beyond his work at Ariel, Charlie is active in the Chicago community, teaching monthly investment classes at two Chicago inner-city schools as well as serving on the boards of the Museum of Science and Industry, the Big Shoulders Fund, La Rabida Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Chicago Club.
Charlie is frequently quoted in various news publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Money and USA Today, is a regular contributor to CNBC, and is frequently a guest on Bloomberg Radio. He received an AB in economics from Duke University and earned his MBA from the University of Chicago.