Sean Thorpe is a member of the Aristotle Capital research team and a veteran of the investment industry. Sean was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Reed, Conner & Birdwell, LLC (RCB), with responsibility for launching and co-managing the International strategy. (RCB combined its business with Aristotle Capital in January 2012.) Prior to his tenure with RCB, Sean served as Senior Vice President for Shamrock Holdings, LLC, where he specialized in activist investments. For more than a decade, Sean was a founder, partner and Managing Director for Mandeville Partners, LLC, where he was involved in mergers and acquisitions throughout Latin America. He has also held positions as Vice President, Strategic Planning at Salick Health Care, Inc. and as Financial Analyst for both Kidder Peabody & Co. and Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc.
Sean was born in London, England, and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics/Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a founding parent of Valley Charter School, a charter school that opened in 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Outside of work, Sean enjoys spending time with his wife and two children; his other interests include travel, snowboarding, surfing, mountain biking and live music.