Dr. Mary Kathryn Campion is president of Champion Capital Research Inc., an institutional investment management company. The firm services public and private pension plans, trusts and foundations. Dr. Campion is also an adjunct instructor for the Center for Fiduciary Studies and provides educational seminars around the country. She was an instructor at Rice from 1999 to 2004. She earned a B. A. from Rice in 1984 and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Houston. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Auditor (AIFA), and maintained Series 7 and 63 National Association of Security Dealers (NASD) security licenses. Dr. Campion and her husband Stephen Liston live in Houston.