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Matthew H. Scanlan, CFA

Chief Executive Officer
RS Investment Management Co. LLC

Matthew H. Scanlan is Chief Executive Officer of RS Investments and serves as President and Trustee of the RS Investment Trust and RS Variable Products Trust. He joined RS in 2012 and has more than 30 years of experience in the investment management industry.

Mr. Scanlan previously served as president and CEO of Renaissance Institutional Management, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm's institutional investment business. Prior to that, he managed Barclays Global Investors’ institutional business, focusing on the corporate and public defined benefit and defined contribution markets, as well as endowments and foundations. Mr. Scanlan also previously served as a senior portfolio manager at The Northern Trust Company in Chicago.

He received his master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the J.L. Kellogg School at Northwestern University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. Mr. Scanlan is a CFA charterholder and serves on the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute, the Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, and the Board of Trustees of the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco. He is the 2006 winner of the C. Steward Sheppard Award for contributions to the global curriculum of the CFA Institute, and is also a winner of the 2006 Jacobs/Levy Award for Outstanding Article appearing in the Journal of Portfolio Management.