Robert E. Burks, Jr. joined Brown Capital Management, LLC in 2019 as Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining the firm, Rob was a Compliance Officer in the Global Compliance Examinations department at Legg Mason Asset Management in Baltimore, where he conducted mock regulatory exams of Legg Mason’s Investment Adviser affiliates. Before that, Rob spent more than a decade with Merrill Lynch, starting out as a Financial Advisor and then taking on a series of increasingly senior branch office management roles. He last served as Vice President, Administrative Manager of branch offices in Cincinnati, OH. Rob received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from the University of Cincinnati. Rob resides in Howard County, Maryland with his wife and two children.