General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 16, 2018

Achieving Long-Term Growth with a Concentrated, Balanced Fund

Villere, Lamar
Lamar Villere, CFA, is a Portfolio Manager and Partner at Villere & Co. He also heads the firm’s trading operations and serves as assistant chief compliance officer. Earlier, he worked in private equity and hedge funds. He previously managed the $17 billion domestic equity portfolio of the Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System. He also launched a private equity program for the $38 billion Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System. Mr. Villere received a B.A. degree in journalism and mass communication from Washington and Lee University, as well as an MBA from Vanderbilt University. He is a regular guest on CNBC. Profile
TWST: What is your role in the firm and the fund that you would like to discuss as well as assets under management?

Mr. Villere: I am a Partner and Portfolio Manager and would like to