Investment Grade Team
High Yield Team
Sales & Service Team
Ashi S. Parikh - Chief Executive OfficerJoined Seix Investment Advisors LLC in 2014, Industry experience since 1992
Ashi Parikh is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of RidgeWorth Investments, a position that he assumed in July 2010. Ashi is responsible for leading the overall strategic direction and growth of the firm. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Seix Investment Advisors, a title he holds for each of RidgeWorth’s boutiques, and serves as a member of the RidgeWorth Holdings LLC Board of Directors and as an Interested Trustee of the RidgeWorth Funds’ Board of Trustees. Ashi’s previous roles at RidgeWorth include President and Chief Investment Officer, which he held from March 2008 to July 2010, and Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Equities, which he held from September 2006 to March 2008.
Prior to joining RidgeWorth in 2006, Ashi worked for Eagle Institutional Growth Advisors as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer for Growth Equities. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1988 with a degree in Economics and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. Ashi has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Ashi is a member of the Board of Directors for the Investment Working Group of The Ohio State University Endowments & Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Action Ministries Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on leading people out of poverty by concentrating on hunger relief, housing and education.
James F. Keegan - Chief Investment Officer, ChairmanJoined Seix Investment Advisors LLC in 2008, Industry experience since 1982
As CIO, Jim has oversight responsibilities for the investment teams and specific portfolio management responsibilities within the investment grade team. He also leads the Seix Investment Policy Group. In addition, Jim serves on the Board of Directors of RidgeWorth Holdings LLC and is a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to joining Seix, Jim was Head of Investment Grade Corporate & High Yield Bond Management for American Century Investments. In this role, he was responsible for portfolio management, strategy, credit research and trading. Prior to this, Jim was Chief Investment Officer at Westmoreland Capital Management and Managing Director of Investment Grade and High Yield Fixed Income at UBS Global Asset Management. At UBS, he was Chairman of the Investment Strategy and Credit Policy Committee and directly responsible for management of a number of funds. Earlier in his career he was Director of Research and Chairman of the Credit Strategy Committee at Bankers Trust. Jim received a Bachelor of Science degree (magna cum laude) in Business Management from St. Francis College and a Master of Business Administration degree (beta gamma sigma) from Fordham University.
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