Roy D. Behren

Board Member

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Roy Behren is currently the Co-President and Chief Investment Officer of Westchester Management LLC, a multi-billion dollar investment management affiliate of Virtus Investment partners, as well as Portfolio Manager for Westchester Capital Management’s Merger Fund ($MERIX) and Event-Driven Fund ($WCEIX). WCM provides investment advisory and discretionary investment management services to some of the world’s leading institutions, high-net-worth investors and retail shareholders.

After earning a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, he received a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami Law School and an LL.M. degree in corporate law from the New York University School of Law. In 1987, he joined the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s New York Regional Office, where he worked as an enforcement attorney for seven years prior to starting his investment career at WCM.