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Gaylord B. Lyman, CFA

Sr. Portfolio Manager

Gaylord is a Senior Portfolio Manager for Affinity Investment Advisors, LLC. In this role, he is responsible for co-management and development of the firm’s small cap strategy. Gaylord brings 21 years of investment management experience in public equities covering domestic small, mid and large cap stocks. The scope of his experience includes portfolio management and research analysis, along with marketing and client service.


Prior to joining Affinity, Gaylord co-founded Kohala Capital Partners, LLC, where he served as Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Small Cap strategy. Prior to that, he was a member of the investment team at Becker Capital Management, Inc., where he served as a Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Small Cap strategy and a Research Analyst on the domestic equity team.


Gaylord earned an M.B.A. in Finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.A. in Economics from Harvard College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Gaylord was born and raised in Hawaii, played baseball at Harvard and is an avid Red Sox fan. He enjoys spending time with his family, coaching youth sports and an occasional round of golf.

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