Value investing redefined

The Oakmark family of mutual funds is an extension of Harris Associates’ value-focused approach to investing. For more about our selection of funds, visit

The Oakmark Funds

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606
1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275)

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Christy Needham, CFA

Client Portfolio Manager

  • B.S.B.A., Northeastern University, 2009
  • Portfolio Advisor at Wellington Management, 2018-23; Financial Intermediary Marketing at Wellington Management, 2012-17; Senior Financial Analyst at Wellington Management, 2009-12
  • 14 years investment industry experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2023
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We do value investing differently

At Harris Associates, we don’t have an opinion about how equities will perform this year, if a recession will start or if the political parties will produce pro-growth candidates during the next election cycle. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.