National Advisory Council

Stephen A. Yacktman

Stephen A. Yacktman

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2012


Ellyn Yacktman


Job Title: Co-Portfolio Manager, Chief Investment Officer
Company: Yacktman Asset Management
Location: Texas, United States


  • consulting


Steve Yacktman started working full-time at Yacktman Asset Management in 1993. He is co-portfolio manager of the AMG Yacktman Funds and chief investment officer of Yacktman Asset Management. Steve was a finalist for Morningstar’s Domestic-Stock Manager of the Year award in 2011. He is an early founder of 1-800-CONTACTS and served on the board of directors and as chair of the compensation and audit committees. Steve earned his MBA from BYU. Steve and Ellyn have four children.