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)

Kristi Rowsell- Partner and President- Headshot

Kristi L. Rowsell, CPA

Partner and President

  • President of Harris Associates
  • Principal Executive Officer and President, Oakmark Funds
  • B.S., Virginia Tech, 1988
  • Master of Accountancy-Taxation, Virginia Tech, 1989
  • Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Harris Associates, 1999-2010; Vice President and Treasurer at Calamos Asset Management, 1992-95; Senior Tax Specialist, KPMG Peat Marwick, 1989-92
  • 31 years business experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1995
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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 for 2020. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.