Michael D. Hankin
MICHAEL D. HANKIN, President and Chief Executive Officer, Brown Advisory Incorporated, has been a director of the Company since April 2016.
Mr. Hankin has served as Chief Executive Officer of Brown Advisory since 1998, when the firm was purchased from Alex. Brown & Sons by a group of employees. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Hankin served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Alex. Brown Investment Advisory & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Alex. Brown Incorporated, where he helped create the business that became Brown Advisory. Prior to that, Mr. Hankin was a partner at Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper), where he specialized in business and tax law. Mr. Hankin is a director of Brown Advisory Funds and of Brown Advisory Funds plc.
During Mr. Hankin’s tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Brown Advisory, the firm has grown from a company with approximately $1.5 billion assets under management to a company with over $50 billion assets under management and has expanded its operations throughout the United States and in Europe, Brazil and Asia.
Mr. Hankin is 59 years old, and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Finance and Pension Committee.
Mr. Hankin’s experience building and running a successful, complex and increasingly global company, his familiarity with financial and investment planning and analysis and his understanding of capital structure and valuation issues make him a valuable resource for the Board and management.