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Governor Appoints Charles "Chuck" Bryant to PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees

Governor Eric Greitens appointed Chuck Bryant of Creve Coeur, Missouri, to the Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) Board of Trustees on March 17, 2017. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate on April 13, 2017.

Bryant has more than 20 years of institutional investment experience, and currently serves as director of sales for Kennedy Capital Management in St. Louis, Missouri. He received a Bachelor of Finance degree from Stetson University in Deland, Florida and a Master of Business Administration degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, Bryant served with honors in the U.S. Army from 1987 to 1991.

He replaces Ron Medin, who was previously appointed to the Board in August 2016 by then-governor Jay Nixon. Bryant’s appointed term ends June 30, 2017.

"We are pleased to welcome Mr. Bryant to the PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees," said Steve Yoakum, PSRS/PEERS executive director. "His extensive experience and knowledge of institutional investing and pension plans will be of great value to the Systems."

Dr. Aaron Zalis, board chair, also welcomed the addition of Bryant. "We look forward to working with Mr. Bryant," Zalis said. "His experience with investing and retirement funds will be a good addition to the mix of knowledge and experience on our Board."

About the PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees

The seven-member Board of Trustees oversees the operation and administration of PSRS/PEERS. The function of the Board is to effectively collect contributions; prudently invest assets to obtain optimum returns; equitably provide benefits; and impartially and in accordance with applicable law administer the benefit program.

The Board consists of one elected Public Education Employee Retirement System of Missouri (PEERS) member, three elected Public School Retirement System of Missouri (PSRS) members and three appointed trustees.

Trustees serve without compensation but are reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred through Board service.