J. CANNON CARR JR.
Chief Investment Officer
Cannon is CornerCap’s Chief Investment Officer. He leads the firm’s investment committee and oversees the firm’s investment strategies and process, stock and asset class research, and portfolio management. He also comanages the three CornerCap mutual funds (Small Cap Value, Large Cap Value, and Balanced). He joined CornerCap in June 2007, after being a client for over seven years. Prior to joining CornerCap, Cannon was a senior equity analyst at CIBC World Markets (formerly Oppenheimer), covering IT business services (2006-07), wireless services (2001-05), and emerging telecom (1998-05). He was rated a five-star analyst by Zachs Research in 2006.
Cannon has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Princeton University in Political Economy. Public service is important to Cannon. He heads the investment committee for the Wesleyan College endowment, serves as Treasurer and head of the investment committee for the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation, is an officer at the Atlanta Rotary Club, and serves as Chair of the Georgia Tennis Foundation, among other nonprofit endeavors.