Paul A. Tryon, CFA is Director of Equity Investments at Emerson Investment Management, Inc. He leads the Dividend Appreciation and Growth strategy teams. He provides fundamental research for Emerson’s equity products and is a member of the Investment Strategy Committee. He has over 12 years investment experience both on Wall Street and as an investment manager. Prior to joining Emerson, he performed equity research as a vice president at First Albany Capital and structured financial transactions as an investment banking analyst at FleetBoston (now Bank of America). A Chartered Financial Analyst, he is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society. He is a graduate of Yale University.