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Eric D. Harkness
Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer
Mr. Harkness was elected Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer in August 2018. Previously, he served as Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer of GATX from January 2015 to August 2018. He joined GATX in 2007 as Senior Investment Risk Officer and was promoted to Vice President, Chief Risk Officer in 2010. In 2012, Mr. Harkness was appointed to the role of Treasurer in addition to his existing responsibilities. Prior to GATX, Mr. Harkness spent more than ten years serving in a variety of roles in the financial services industry. Mr. Harkness received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Indiana University and his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a CFA charterholder and a member of the Investment Analyst Society of Chicago.