Our Team

Mark McKinney, CFA

Principal, Analyst & Portfolio Manager

Mark McKinney is a principal at Kopernik Global Investors. He is an analyst covering the telecommunications, technology and media sectors and co-portfolio manager of the Kopernik Global Unconstrained strategy and the Kopernik International strategy. Previously, Mark was a portfolio manager and analyst at Vinik Asset Management. Prior to that he was the owner and manager of a transportation and warehousing company. Mark founded and had senior managerial roles in two successful private equity/venture capital-backed businesses, one of which, Prime Advantage, focused on volume purchasing of materials and services for U.S.-based manufacturers and the other, United Road Services, a consolidator of regional auto hauling trucking companies. Mark also spent four years managing the Berger Growth and Income Fund at the Berger Funds in Denver, and four years as a portfolio manager and equity analyst at Farmers Insurance Group.

Mark earned his bachelor of science from the University of California at Los Angeles in economics. He received his MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. Mark has received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.