Donald M. Longlet

DONALD M. LONGLET is President and Portfolio Manager of Next Century
Growth Investors, the sub-advisor of the Strong US Emerging Growth Fund.
He assumed this position in December 1998. Mr. Longlet was Vice
President and Treasurer of Jundt Funds, Inc., and was a Portfolio
Manager for AMEV Advisers (currently Fortis Advisers). He began his
investment career more than 30 years ago with Northwestern National Bank
of Minneapolis (now Norwest Bank). Mr. Longlet earned his Bachelor’s
degree from the University of Minnesota. He is a Chartered Financial
Analyst. Mr. Longlet enjoys golfing, reading and walking.