R. Joseph Corkin
Joe Corkin holds a BS from Iowa State University and an MS in Finance and Certificate in Financial Services Management from the University of Houston. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Houston.
Since joining Davis/Chambers & Company, Ltd. in 2008, Mr. Corkin has participated in over 250 business and limited partnership appraisals. He has worked on numerous engagements for engineering and construction firms and contractors, as well as oil and gas field equipment manufacturers, providing clients with valuation and advisory services for a variety of purposes, including employee stock ownership plans, buy-sell agreements, and estate planning.
Mr. Corkin began his career with The Boeing Company in Huntsville, Alabama as a budget and planning analyst working on a missile defense program for the Department of Defense. He later spent time as a project controls engineer for Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemical, Inc. in Houston, Texas. In this position, Mr. Corkin worked with all levels of project and functional management to develop and report financial performance and forecasts for the business unit.
While attending the University of Houston, Mr. Corkin was a student analyst and portfolio manager for Cougar Investment Fund, LLC. The Cougar Fund is a multi-million dollar private investment fund that holds equity securities traded in U.S. markets. It is one of only four student-run funds in the nation that manages money for private investors. Mr.Corkin and three other UH colleagues were members of the top American student stock analysis team in the CFA Institute’s 2008 Global Research Challenge..