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Jud Doherty
President and CEO, Investment Committee Member

Jud Doherty

Jud Doherty currently serves as President and CEO of Stadion, is the President of the Stadion Investment Trust, is a member of the firm's investment committee, and serves on the Board of Directors of Stadion. Jud joined Stadion in 2001 after 10 years in institutional investment consulting. Under Jud's leadership, Stadion has grown its assets under management to over $3.9 billion as of 9/30/15. Jud earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Emmanuel Episcopal Endowment Fund, and is a member of the Athens Historic Preservation Commission.

Brad Thompson
Chief Investment Officer

Brad Thompson

Brad Thompson joined Stadion in 2006, bringing 20+ years of financial analysis, investment management, and fund management experience with him to Stadion, where he manages the Stadion Portfolio Management team. Prior to joining Stadion, Brad served as the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Financial Analyst for Global Capital Advisors. Brad has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from the University of Georgia, and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Brad is a member of the CFA Institute and the Bermuda Society of Financial Analysts and also holds the Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist Designation. Brad has served as a Director on the boards of numerous public companies and formerly served on the Board of Directors of Speedemissions, Inc. ("SPMI"-OTC:BB) as a member of the audit committee and the compensation committee. He also is a board member of the Executive Leadership Council for the American Cancer Society and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Georgia Terry College of Business Student Managed Investment Fund.

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