Raman Vardharaj, CFA Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Raman Vardharaj, CFA

Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Raman Vardharaj is a Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager of Oppenheimer Main Street Small- & Mid-Cap Fund® and serves as leader of quantitative research across all Oppenheimer Main Street Funds.

Before joining OppenheimerFunds in May 2009, he was a senior quantitative analyst within the RS Core Equity Team.  In this capacity, his role included quantitative analysis to build stock selection models, monitor portfolio risks, attribute portfolio performance and undertake other analytical studies across the RS Core Equity portfolios.  Mr. Vardharaj joined Guardian’s Investment Department in 1998 and transitioned to RS Investments in October 2006 following Guardian Life Insurance Company’s acquisition of an interest in RS Investments.

Mr. Vardharaj holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.  He has published professional articles in the Journal of Investing (Summer 2004), Financial Analysts Journal (May/June 2007) and the Theory and Practice of Investment Management (Wiley, 2002).  Additionally, he is a CFA® charterholder.

November 2012

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