6-7 October 2017 – Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London


Ray Nixon Jr.


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RAY NIXON, JR. Executive Director, Large Cap Value Equity Portfolio Manager, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC

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Ray Nixon is the Executive Director and a Portfolio Manager at Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, LLC. Barrow Hanley, founded in 1979, is one of the largest value-oriented investment managers of institutional assets in the U.S. The approximately ninety billion dollar firm provides value-oriented investment strategies to institutional investors, mutual funds, and family offices on five continents.

Mr. Nixon joined BHMS in 1994 from Smith Barney, Inc., where he was a member of the firm's Investment Policy Committee and served as their lead institutional stockbroker for the Southwest.  During his thirty-seven year investment career, he also served as a research analyst for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.  Mr. Nixon holds a BA and an MBA from the University of Texas. 

Mr. Nixon is a Trustee of the UT Southwestern Foundation and a member of the McCombs School of Business Advisory Council. He is a current board member of East West Ministries and the Salvation Army. Moreover, he chairs the investment committee of the Texas Health Resources four billion dollar endowment. He was formerly on the Board of Directors and the Strategic Advisory Board of the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth. In 2015, Mr. Nixon was inducted into the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame. Recently, Mr. Nixon has joined the UTIMCO board, a thirty-five billion dollar endowment for the University of Texas.

Ray is also involved in a number of charitable concerns:

Board Member and former Chairman of The Salvation Army DFW  (2000-2016)

o  Recipient of the Other’s Award – highest civilian honor of the Salvation Army

o    Largest area command in the world

v  Texas Health Resources

o    Chairman of the Investments Committee (2009-2016)

§  Endowment has grown from $1 Billion to $4 Billion

o    Former Vice Chairman of Texas Health Presbyterian Foundation/Board Member

v  Flora Award Recipient (2015)

o    Prestigious award for community service and philanthropy in Dallas

v  UT Southwestern Medical Foundation Board Member

v  Dallas Country Club President (2013-2014)

v  CFA Strategic Board Member (2007-2010)

v  Chemical Awareness Advisory Council

v  Susan G. Komen Investment Committee Board Member

v  East-West Ministries Board member

v  ACT Advisory Council

v  Serve West Dallas Board Member

v  Co-founder of Practice Ministries (Global Bible Study for Dads, Sons and Daughters)

v  Great Investors Best Ideas Foundation (GIBI) Speaker in 2012, 2014, & 2016

v  Chairman of Young Life Highland Park Area (2001-2004)

v  President’s Council Member of the Dallas Theological Seminary

v  Scoutmaster (1980-1982)

v  Deacon at Park Cities Presbyterian Church

v  Presbyterian Foundation Vice Chairman and Board Member