Karina Funk enjoys defying expectations. Trained as an environmental and chemical engineer, she likes knowing the figures and fundamentals that drive how things work. She also believes that caring about people and the planet can be profitable.
As a portfolio manager and chair of sustainable investing at Brown Advisory, Funk—a chartered financial analyst—co-manages the large-cap sustainable growth strategy. Brown Advisory’s fund consistently outperformed the
Russell 1000 Growth Index
since its inception, and has grown in asset size by over 1,800% over the past five years. Brown Advisory is responsible for more than $100