ROYDEN DURHAM (left) and TODD CURTIS (right) are the Co-Portfolio Managers of Churchill Tax-Free Fund of Kentucky.
ROYDEN DURHAM was named Vice President and co-manager of Churchill Tax-Free Fund of Kentucky in September, 2011. Mr.
Durham’s career in the financial services industry spans 33 years, during which
time he has served as portfolio manager and trust investment officer, managing
both fixed-income (domestic and foreign) and equity assets for firms including
JP Morgan Chase, Regions Morgan Keegan Trust, and The Sachs Company
/ Louisville Trust Company, where he served as the Municipal Securities Rule
Making Board representative for the firm.
Mr. Durham has managed individual, institutional and endowment accounts, and
in addition, has been responsible for trading, research and credit analysis. He
began his career on the sell side of the municipal bond market with Dean Witter
Reynolds and Bache Halsey Stuart, and is a graduate of Heidelberg College. Mr. Durham is a resident of Louisville, Kentucky, which enables him to maintain a careful watch over the Fund’s
TODD CURTIS has been the Portfolio Manager of Churchill Tax-Free Fund of Kentucky since May, 2009, the Portfolio Manager of Tax-Free Trust of Arizona since its inception in 1986 and the Portfolio Manager of Tax-Free Fund For Utah since April, 2009. Prior to joining Aquila, Mr. Curtis was a Vice President and fixed income manager of Banc One Investment Advisors where he had held various portfolio management and trading positions since 1982.
Previously, Mr. Curtis worked for seven years in the insurance industry with Arthur J. Gallagher & Company, IL, Marsh & McLennan, IL and The Travelers Insurance Company, CT. Mr. Curtis is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and a member of the Society of Financial Analysts and the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.