U.S. Growth Equity


Kevin Leitner, CFA

Managing Director
Research Analyst

Kevin Leitner

Kevin Leitner, with 27 years of investment experience, serves as a Managing Director and Research Analyst for the Advisory Research U.S. Growth Equity team.

Prior to joining Advisory Research in 2016, Kevin was an Equity Analyst at Cupps Capital Management where he was primarily responsible for retail and consumer companies. Prior to joining Cupps Capital, Kevin was an Equity Analyst for the Cupps team at Strong Capital Management. Before Strong, he was a Business Volunteer for two years for the United States Peace Corps in Romania. There, he was involved in the country’s privatization process as a Consultant to Transylvania Capital Invest.

Before his Peace Corps service, he was an Equity Analyst at Harold C. Brown in Buffalo, New York, and a Statistical Analyst for American Express Financial Corporation in Minneapolis. Kevin holds a BA in finance from the University of Iowa and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charterholder.