James G. Kennedy is the founder and President of Marathon Capital Management. Prior to establishing Marathon, he was Vice President and Portfolio Manager for a Baltimore-based investment management firm with $1.2 billion under management. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Mr. Kennedy has an M.B.A. from Loyola University. He spent the first 14 years of his career with Alexander & Alexander (now Aon Plc) in its employee benefit and retirement plan communications consulting practice.
Jim is an avid reader across a wide variety of subjects, is married and has three children, and in his spare time can be found on the tennis court, golf course or throwing a line in the water in search of the one that got away.
Angus M. Burton joined Marathon in January 2006 as Senior Vice President and Partner. Prior to joining Marathon, he was a financial consultant and portfolio manager with a national investment firm. A graduate of Hobart College, Angus has over thirty years of financial service experience and has served on the investment consulting advisory boards of several regional and national brokerage firms.
Angus is also a prolific reader, is married and has three children, and in his spare time can be found advising and assisting various charitable organizations, testing his mettle on the squash and tennis courts, or as the resident Marathon fly-fishing “professional,” untangling his partners as he pulls in the day’s catch.
Cliff Athey joined Marathon in late 2015 as Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Marathon, he spent 10 years covering a wide range of institutional money management accounts for two highly respected investment banking firms. Cliff attained an M.B.A. from Georgetown in 2005, and attended The University of the South (Sewanee) for his undergraduate degree in Economics.
Cliff is married, has three children, is Marathon's resident golf pro, and is an advisory board member for Sewanee's Babson Center for Global Commerce.