Mary Kathryn Campion , Ph.D., CFA®, AIFA®

Director of Institutional Portfolio Management / Owner

Mary Kathryn Campion, Ph.D., CFA®, AIFA®, serves as the Director of Institutional Portfolio Management at Avior.

Dr. Campion plays a pivotal role in overseeing investment portfolio design, implementation decisions, and monitoring processes. Prior to joining Avior, Dr. Campion founded and presided over Champion Capital Research, a fiduciary advisory firm catering to pension plans, family offices, foundations, and high net worth clientele. Dr. Campion has conducted assessments for fiduciary excellence for pension plans and other institutions whose combined assets exceed thirty billion.

In addition to her responsibilities at Avior, Dr. Campion continues to share her expertise by conducting financial and fiduciary seminars at universities and professional institutions. Dr. Campion has addressed audiences globally through engagements with the CFA Society, spanning countries such as England, Ireland, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Japan, Canada, and the United States.

Dr. Campion’s commitment to education and excellence within her field is also evident through her contributions to academic and professional publications in esteemed journals such as Bank Asset/Liability Management, The North America Journal of Economics and Finance, The Texas Pension Observer, and The World Economy: The Americas.

Beyond speaking and writing engagements, Dr. Campion’s extensive leadership experience includes serving as Chairperson of the Pension Committee and the Leadership and Governance Committee for the Houston Symphony Orchestra (HSO). She has also contributed to Rice University’s Initiative for the Study of Economics and served as the Secretary to the Board for the Center for Board Certified Fiduciaries.

Dr. Campion is also a member of the following professional associations:
• National Association for Business Economists
• American Economic Association
• Association for Investment Management and Research
• Houston Society of Financial Analysts.