Eric T. McKissack

ERIC T. MCKISSACK serves as co-Chief Investment Officer of Ariel Capital
Management, Inc. In this capacity, his primary responsibility is as
Portfolio Manager of the $500 million Ariel Appreciaton Fund.
Additionally, as Vice Chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors, Mr.
McKissack also shares in firmwide management and strategic planning
issues. He earned a BS in both Management and Architecture from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA in Finance from the
University of California at Berkeley. Mr. McKissack has also earned the
Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Prior to joining Ariel Capital
Management, Inc., in 1986, he worked for five years as a Research
Analyst for First Chicago. He serves as a member of the Board of
Directors of Chicago’s Urban Gateways. He also serves as Vice Chairman
of Travelers & Immigrants Aid/Chicago Connections. In addition, he is a
Board member of the Cook County Economic Development Advisory Committee,
the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, the Arts and
Business Council of Chicago, and City Year Chicago. Mr. McKissack is
also on the Advisory Committee of The Art Institute of Chicago, a member
of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago and a member of Treasurer
Topinka’s Business Roundtable. He is well recognized in the investment
field by being featured in articles of several publications and has made
guest appearances on television programs and cable networks that include
CNN, CNBC, and ‘Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser’ as well as ‘The
Oprah Winfrey Show’. Mr. McKissack has also spoken at a variety of
universities and business conferences including: The University of
Chicago, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Purdue
University, the National Black MBA Association, the Association of
Investment Management and Research, Morningstar’s Mutual Fund Enterprise
Conference and the International Association of Financial Planners

Related Interviews:

Eric Mckissack - Ariel Capital Management Inc
November 12, 2001

Eric Mckissack - Ariel Mutual Funds
September 04, 2000