General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> April 27, 1999
1999 Annual Investment Conference : R. Jay Tejera – Ragen Mackenzie
R. JAY TEJERA, Senior Vice President of Ragen MacKenzie, Inc.,
and Senior Regional Investment Manager of Wells Fargo Bank,
joined Ragen MacKenzie in 1999 as Director of Research and served
in that position until February 2003. Following the acquisition
of Ragen MacKenzie by Wells Fargo & Co., Mr. Tejera was named the
Senior Regional Investment Manager of Wells Fargo, Private Client
Services in February 2003. He began his career in investments as
an Analyst with Safeco Asset Management, Seattle, Washington.
Later he was affiliated with Dain Rauscher, Inc., for 12 years.
He attended the University of Southern California where he
received his BA in Economics and earned his MBA with a Finance
concentration at the University of Washington. Profile
TWST: May we start with a brief history of Ragen MacKenzie. What is the
focus of the firm's investment research?
Mr. Tejera: Ragen MacKenzie was originally formed in 1982 as a