Joseph A. Carrier

Board of Visitors

Joseph CarrierMr. Carrier is the Chief Risk Officer for Legg Mason, Inc.  Most recently, he was Vice President and Division Head of Investment Operations at T. Rowe Price and Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer of the T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, he served as the Industry Chairman for Coopers & Lybrand’s Investment Management practice in the United States. He has also served as Assistant Chief Accountant in the Division of Investment Management with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Mr. Carrier is the Chairman of the Investment Company Institute’s Risk Management Committee, a former member of the Investment Companies Expert Panel of the AICPA, and the immediate past chair of the Accounting\Treasurer’s Committee of the Investment Company Institute.  He was also a member of the AICPA Investment Companies Committee from 1994-1997 and a contributing author to the Audit and Accounting Guide for Investment Companies.  Mr. Carrier is a graduate of Loyola University in Baltimore and a Certified Public Accountant.