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Arthur J. Bauernfeind

Dr. Arthur J. Bauernfeind is a 1960 graduate of the College of Business and Public Affairs. Dr. Bauernfeind is one of Murray State University’s most consistent supporters. Dr. Bauernfeind is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Westfield Capital Management Company, LLC ("Westfield Capital"). He joined Westfield Capital in 1990, and is an Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager with direct responsibility for covering transportation, banking and finance, economics and fixed income markets.

He is currently the Chairman of the MSU Foundation Board of Trustees and has been President of the school’s Alumni Association. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Murray State University in 1996 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters in 1998.

He is also a Trustee of the Tufts/New England Healthcare Foundation. Additionally, Dr. Bauernfeind is a director and former President of the Boston Economic Club and a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

While attending Murray State University, he participated in the Language Club, Business Club and served as Sophomore and Junior Class President. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and the MSU Baseball Team. Dr. Bauernfeind was also named Outstanding Freshman ROTC Cadet as well as Distinguished Military Student.

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