Davenport & Company News

2021

Firm News

August 26, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Kenneth Sessoms, Christian Theurer and Linda Kaloski to our Virginia Beach office.

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August 3, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Steven Freeman, Barclay Freeman and Abby Guinn to our Virginia Beach office.

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July 20, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Janet Mercadante, Benjamin Riggan, and Barbara Huth to our Virginia Beach office.

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Firm News

July 9, 2021

We are pleased to announce the opening of our new branch in Staunton, VA. Welcome team members Sarah Fowler, Lorri Simmons and Lisa Aleshevich.

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Firm News

June 24, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Edward George Kaufman, Senior Vice President-Investments, and Tina Cordrey, Client Service Associate, to Davenport's Virginia Beach office.

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Firm News

June 4, 2021

Davenport is pleased to announce our new location in Harrisonburg. We welcome Abe Halterman and Tabby Diehl to our firm.

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Richmond News

May 25, 2021

Davenport is thrilled to be named a Top Workplace in Richmond. We’re also proud to receive a spotlight award for our firm Values.

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Firm News

March 16, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Frederick G. Fram, CFP® to Davenport. Fred is a Managing Director and will serve as Chief Administrative Officer.

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Davenport’s Small Cap Focus Fund

February 2021

George Smith and Chris Pearson, Co-Managers of the Davenport Small Cap Focus Fund, are featured in a Barron’s article “This Fund Doesn’t Need Tech Stocks to Stay on Top”

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Ten Years Strong!

January 29, 2021

Davenport celebrates a decade as one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia, as voted by its associates and recognized by Virginia Business magazine.

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2020

Davenport Announces Expansion

December 11, 2020

Davenport expands to Southwest Virginia with new Abingdon office and addition of Financial Advisor, Will Davis, and Client Service Associate, Nikki Combs.

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Davenport Donates to Fund New Library

October 14, 2020

The Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS) recently announced a $6,000 gift from Davenport & Company LLC towards its campaign to build a new, expanded research library.

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Davenport named at Top Workplace in Richmond area.

September 5, 2020

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Davenport Public Finance

July 26, 2020

Savannah Now - Savannah Morning News

Courtney Rogers, Senior Vice President, addressed the board before Chatham County commissioners approved a $67 million bond transaction to construct a new courthouse annex in downtown Savannah, GA.

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George Smith, CFA, SVP-Investments, named Chairman of the Davenport Investment Policy Committee.

June 2020

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In Response to COVID-19, Davenport Remains Open ... Temporarily Closes Branches to Visitors

March 30, 2020

Following guidelines from the CDC and local government, Davenport has transitioned to a remote workplace and we have temporarily closed our locations to visitors.

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Davenport: In the News

March 9, 2020

Davenport weighs in on recent market volatility in an article in the Richmond Times Dispatch on March 9.

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Davenport Named a Best Place to Work

January 31, 2020

Davenport is pleased to be named a Best Place to Work in Virginia for 2020 (large employers category) by Virginia Business magazine.

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George Smith and Chris Pearson, portfolio managers in Davenport Asset Management, discuss their philosophy and methodology for managing DEOPX with the Richmond Times Dispatch.

January 30, 2020

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In a recent Richmond Times Dispatch article, Joel Ray, Head of Equity Research, weighs in on Owens & Minor Inc. decision to sell its third-party logistics business in the European health care market.

January 16, 2020

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2019

We are pleased to welcome Thomas N. Anderson III, Senior Vice President-Investments, to our Virginia Beach office.

October 24, 2019

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Chris Pearson Named a Top 40 Under 40

October 19, 2019

Chris Pearson, a SVP and Portfolio Manager in Davenport's Asset Management department, was named a 2019 Top 40 Under 40 by Style Weekly magazine.

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We are pleased to welcome Laurel Johnson, Investment Executive, to our Sanford office.

August 2, 2019

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In Memoriam

We celebrate the lives of our friends and former colleagues, and acknowledge with grateful appreciation their many contributions to our firm: Joann C. Tuck (1947 – 2019) and Barbara A. Vanlandingham (1938 – 2019)

We are pleased to welcome Stewart E. Emenheiser, FVP-Investments, to our Fredericksburg office.

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We are pleased to welcome Jon McElhaney to our firm as a Managing Director and Head of Wealth Management.

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Milestone Anniversary

March 7, 2019

In honor of his 50th anniversary at Davenport, Chairman Coleman “Coley” Wortham III was recently featured in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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2018

Davenport & Company is pleased to welcome Douglas W. Stopkey, CFP® to our Richmond office as a Senior Vice President, Investments

September 2018

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Davenport announces the new Donor Advised Program – offering increased flexibility for your charitable contributions

August 2018

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Davenport & Company is pleased to welcome Michael C. Denton to our Richmond office as a Senior Vice President, Investments

June 2018

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Davenport is proud to be named as one of the 2018 "Best Places to Work" in Virginia for the 7th time by Virginia Business

May 2018 | Virginia Business

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Lee Chapman, President & CEO, and Brenda Madden, HR Director, discuss what makes Davenport a "Top Work Place"

May 3, 2018 | Richmond Times-Dispatch

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Davenport now offers on-site health care

April 30, 2018

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2017

Hot Topic Terms in Investing

December 16, 2017 | The Tidewater News

by Meghan Councill, Investment Executive at Davenport & Company

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Davenport & Company is pleased to welcome Steven S. Martin, Rebecca Robertson, Thomas R. Gee Jr., William J. Horan, and Kimberley A. Skowysz

October 2017

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Davenport & Company is pleased to welcome Audrey L. Ramseur, CFP® to our Richmond office as a Senior Vice President, Investments

June 2017

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Davenport & Company is pleased to welcome Shane M. Cason, CFP®, CRPC® to our Richmond office as a Vice President, Investments

March 2017

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Davenport Heads South

January 26, 2017 | Richmond BizSense

Davenport & Company recently opened an office for its public finance practice in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, to be manned by Bob O’Neill, a former county executive in Fairfax County, Virginia, and city manager of Hampton.

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2016

Stewart Sigler, Philip “Gus” Paulette, Anne McVeigh, Jason Alford, Holly Salmon and Lori Martina, join the firm in Lynchburg

November 2016

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Mary Katherine Evans Hogg, SVP-Investments, and Linda L. Sherrill, AVP-Client Services, join the firm in Newport News

September 2016

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Grace Carpenter Receives PVCC Lifetime Achievement Award

Davenport is proud of our colleague Grace Carpenter, Senior Vice President–Investments, for her recent Piedmont Virginia Community College Lifetime Achievement Award.

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J. Charles Brennan, Jr. and Dara B. Day Join Davenport Asset Management

June 6, 2016

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Augusta Panel to Weigh Hiring New Financial Advisor

May 30, 2016 | Augusta Chronicle

Augusta could have its first new financial adviser in a decade. Going for discussion by an Au­gusta Commission committee Tuesday is a staff recommendation that the commission hire Davenport & Co. as financial adviser for debt issuance and “economic development project evaluation.”

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Davenport is pleased to welcome James F. Diersen to our Virginia Beach office.

April 25, 2016

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Revisit Your Resolution: Financial Fitness

February, 23 2016 | 13NewsNow

John Piscitelli, Davenport Senior Vice President-Investments and Virginia Beach Branch Manager, comments on spending and financial wellness.

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Celebrating Significant Milestones for Davenport Funds and Introducing New Balanced Income Fund

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Money Manager Interview

January 4, 2016 | The Wall Street Transcript

Mike Beall and George Smith from Davenport Asset Management: "Growing Capital Over Time with Less Risk Than the Overall Market"

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2015

Celebrating 65 Years

September 15, 2015 | Richmond Times Dispatch

Henry L. Valentine II and Beverley "B.B." Munford III celebrate 65 years of working together at Davenport.

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Looming Fed Discussion on Interest Rates

September 2015 | Richmond Times Dispatch

George Smith, Davenport Asset Management, discusses looming fed interest rate decision.

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Davenport was proud to be a Founding Partner sponsor of the UCI Road World Championships

September 19-27, 2015 | Richmond, VA

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Cathy Keiger Named A 2015 WISH Circle Honoree

March 2015

Cathy Keiger, Senior Vice President-Investements, was recently honored by Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia at their inaugural WISH Circle Luncheon.

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