Mark Dawson is Rainier Investment Management’s chief investment officer. He began his investment career in 1985 with Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (New York), managing equity and balanced portfolios for foreign clients. In 1991 he joined Badgley, Phelps and Bell in Seattle, where he served as a portfolio manager and director of research. Mark holds the CFA designation. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Washington and a Master of Arts in International Relations from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. He is a member of the CFA Institute.