James M. McAlear

JAMES M. McALEAR is Senior Equity Portfolio Manager for Columbia
Management Group. He serves as lead manager on the international
strategy and has been a portfolio manager for the Columbia International
Stock Fund since its inception in 1992. Previously, Mr. McAlear spent 20
years in London. He was senior vice president and portfolio manager with
American Express Financial Advisors, specializing in global portfolio
management for institutional clients. In London, he also held various
positions with Merrill Lynch Europe, most recently as executive
director. Mr. McAlear earned his undergraduate degree from Boston
College and his MA degree in Economics from Michigan State University.

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