Roger Sit is the chief executive officer and global chief investment officer of Sit Investment Associates, Inc. As the global chief investment officer, Roger leads the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and directs investments in custom separately managed accounts, private investment funds, and mutual fund portfolios. He leads the firm’s team of equity and fixed income analysts specializing in specific industry sectors. Roger joined Sit Investment Associates in January of 1998 and focused primarily on domestic and international equity portfolios and the firm’s operations. He worked closely with Sit Investment Associates’ founder Gene Sit for over ten years prior to assuming stewardship of the firm in 2008.
Prior to joining Sit Investment Associates, Roger was vice president and senior equity research analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York for seven years. He joined Goldman Sachs & Co. after receiving an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.
Following graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy with military distinction, Roger was an officer in the U.S. Air Force. He served six years of active duty with financial management responsibilities at Headquarters Space Division and rose to the rank of captain. While serving in the military, he earned an M.S. degree in systems management from the University of Southern California.
Roger serves on the boards of Huntington Bank, The McKnight Foundation, and the University of Minnesota Foundation. Roger chairs the board of the Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund (MMAF), a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization co-founded in 2005 by his father, Gene Sit.