RICHARD J. JOHNSON is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Columbia
Small Cap Fund and Columbia Special Fund. He joined Columbia in 1994 and
has been responsible for managing Columbia Management Company’s Small
Cap Fund and Columbia Trust Company’s Small Stock Investment Fund,
representing more than $450 million in total assets. Before Joining
Columbia, Mr. Johnson served as Portfolio Manager and Analyst at
Provident Investment Counsel, a major West Coast money management firm.
A 1980 Cum Laude graduate of Occidental College, he holds a Master of
Business Administration degree from the Anderson Graduate School of
Management at UCLA, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. At UCLA, he
was selected to manage money for the school’s Student Investment Fund.
Richard Johnson - Columbia Funds
October 16, 2000