Our Team

Charlie Munger has shared that "the right culture, the highest and best culture, is a seamless web of deserved trust." We are thankful to have a team of close-knit, highly capable professionals who aspire to create a web of mutually deserved trust and operate based on principles, not rules.

At Cook & Bynum we are always looking for high performing, intellectually curious individuals to join our team. To submit your resume for review please email careers@cookandbynum.com.

Richard P. Cook

Partner & Portfolio Manager

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Mr. Cook co-founded Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2001. Before forming the firm, he worked for Tudor Investment Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut. Richard attended Hampden-Sydney College where he graduated summa cum laude in three years with a B.S. in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, and Economics and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Enrico Camata, CFA

Security Analyst

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Mr. Camata joined Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2016 as a research analyst after completing an internship with the firm. In this role, Enrico is fully dedicated to supporting the firm’s international and domestic investment research efforts across all of its investment vehicles. He graduated from Yale University where he majored in Economics and Physics.

Amanda S. Pridgen

Vice President

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Mrs. Pridgen joined Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2014, and she currently leads the firm’s fund administration and compliance functions. She also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Officer for the firm's mutual fund, The Cook & Bynum Fund. Prior to joining Cook & Bynum, she worked at Georgia Pacific in Atlanta, where she held various positions in the company’s Containerboard Division. Amanda graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from Auburn University.

Allison Greenhalgh

Investor Relations Associate

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Mrs. Greenhalgh joined Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2017 as an Investor Relations Associate, making her responsible for a variety of client support, marketing, and administrative activities. Prior to joining Cook & Bynum, Allison worked in various marketing roles within the finance and publishing industries. Allison graduated with a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Alabama and has a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Lynne S. Owens

Controller, Human Resources

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Mrs. Owens joined Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2006 as the firm’s Controller, making her responsible for a variety of the firm’s internal administrative and financial reporting functions. Before joining Cook & Bynum, Lynne served in a number of management and leadership roles for various non-profit and philanthropic organizations. Additionally, she founded, ran, and later sold a small service business. Lynne graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Marketing Management from the University of Alabama.

J. Dowe Bynum

Co-Founder, In Memory

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Mr. Bynum co-founded Cook & Bynum Capital Management in 2001. Before forming the firm, he worked as an analyst in the Equities Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co., Inc. in New York, New York. Dowe attended Princeton University where he graduated with a B.S.E. in Operations Research & Financial Engineering and a Certificate in Finance. Sadly, in July 2020 our dear friend and partner passed after a hard-fought battle with brain cancer. We are grateful for the time we shared with Dowe, all of the ways he enriched our lives, and the passion he had for the business. His influence on his firm will remain, and we will strive to keep Cook & Bynum a place that he would be proud to carry his name.