Areas of Expertise
- Goals-based investing strategy and implementation
- Global investment strategy and growth
- Global Asset Management Distribution
- SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO)
Kevin Barr is Head of the Investment Management Unit and Asset Management Distribution business, where he oversees global investment strategy and growth, as well as goals-based investing strategy and implementation. He is also an Executive Vice President of the company. Kevin has been with us for more than 18 years, serving in leadership roles in the advisory and banking industry. He also served as President and CEO of SEI Investments Distribution Co. (SIDCO), a role in which he was responsible for the strategy and performance of our FINRA-registered broker dealer.
Kevin’s background also includes six years as Executive Vice President and CFO of Midwest-based Irwin Union Bank, where he was responsible for heading up the bank’s wholly-owned brokerage, trust and insurance entities. Prior to that, he spent more than six years as a Senior Consulting Manager for the National Financial Services Consulting Unit of Deloitte & Touche.
Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in economics and plant science from Cornell University and his Master of Science in industry management from Purdue University.
SIDCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of SEI Investments Company (SEI).
Recent Articles from Kevin Barr
Market Perspectives: Large Cap Overview Kevin Barr and Dave Hintz discuss the U.S. large-cap market environment
Market Perspectives: State of the Market Quite a bit has changed since the COVID-19 crisis first began to spread across the globe
Market Perspectives: Fixed-Income Insight and Opportunities The Fed’s near-term response since early March has been focused on providing liquidity and access to capital
Market Perspectives: Managed Volatility Where are we seeing opportunities arising from this crisis?
Market Perspectives: Select Equity How are the current market conditions impacting our strategies?
Market Perspectives: Factor-based Strategies How are the current market conditions impacting the portfolios?
COVID-19: The Story of the Quarter Our quarterly review of the global financial markets and our perspective on them
Q3 2019 Quarterly Investment Review Uncertain times reinforce our perspective favoring a diversified approach to investing
Diversification: The Boring Winner By design, a diversified portfolio is going to hold a mix of asset classes, some of which will outperform and some of which will underperform in any given year.