Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer
After more than a decade of providing commentary as a Wall Street analyst, Cannon joined CornerCap to get directly involved in the portfolio management game as CornerCap’s Chief Investment Officer, and in June of 2020 Cannon became our Chief Executive Officer. While working in New York, his equity analyst expertise was sought out by top tier media outlets such as CNBC and The Wall Street Journal as he covered the IT business services, wireless services and emerging telecom industries. Since joining CornerCap in 2007, Cannon has quarterbacked the investment strategies and processes as well as stock and asset class research that drive portfolio allocations for clients. Public service is important to Cannon. He is President of the Atlanta Rotary Club, heads the investment committee for the Wesleyan College endowment, serves as Chair of the Advisory Board for the Center for Ethics at Emory University and is a past Board member of the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation, among other nonprofit endeavors.
- BA, Political Economy – Princeton University
- MBA – Columbia Business School
Cannon's Insights & Resources
The major US stock markets—S&P 500, Dow Jones, and tech-heavy NASDAQ—took a beating over the past week. Each is down 12% or more off their
Investors tend to focus on the near term—basically six months ahead; but such short time frames tend to make investors miss the forest for the