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Christine Horne Joins Fenimore’s Board



Fenimore Asset Management, an independent, Capital Region-based investment advisory firm and manager of the FAM Funds family of mutual funds, announces that longtime area communications executive Christine Horne has joined its Board of Directors.

Ms. Horne brings deep business acumen to Fenimore after a 30-year career with General Electric, most recently serving as Senior Global Communications and Public Relations Manager for GE Power in Schenectady. In this role, she was responsible for media and public relations, employee communications, and community affairs in the Capital Region and across GE Power’s global portfolio. Prior to that, Ms. Horne held a variety of communications positions focused on protecting and enhancing the GE brand, building culture, and differentiating the business from the competition.

“Chris is a well-respected leader both in industry and the Capital Region community,” said Tom Putnam, Founder and Executive Chairman of Fenimore Asset Management. “Her integrity, talents, and experience will benefit our investors over the long term.”

In addition to her accomplished business career, Ms. Horne is active as a community leader with numerous nonprofit and civic organizations. She most recently served as Vice Chairman of the Board for the Center for Economic Growth, and on the boards of the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology. Ms. Horne also provides leadership on several nonprofit advisory committees and task forces and is a member of the East Greenbush Town Planning Board.

Founded in Cobleskill in 1974, Fenimore Asset Management is an independent, nationally recognized investment advisor with more than $3.5 billion in assets under management through its Cobleskill and Albany offices. Fenimore offers both customized separately managed accounts and a family of mutual funds that can be used for retirement and other long-term investment planning. The firm’s team of professionals prides itself on investing in carefully selected quality businesses and providing its investors with highly personalized investment services.

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