General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 15, 2013

A Different Approach to Deep-Value Investing

James C. Roumell is President and Lead Portfolio Manager at Roumell Asset Management, LLC. He entered the securities industry in 1986. Before founding the firm in 1998, he was a Registered Principal at Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Mr. Roumell was selected to participate in, and won, two consecutiveWall Street Journal stock picking contests, in 2001 and 2002, before the contest was discontinued. Mr. Roumell has been featured in such publications asBarronís,Kiplingerís,Value Investor Insight,Financial Planning Magazine andThe Washington Post. He is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Roumell is also a Board Member of Transitional Housing Corporation, Inc., a not-for-profit group providing affordable housing to low-income residents of Washington, D.C. Profile
TWST: Please provide a little bit of history of Roumell Asset Management.

Mr. Roumell: I started the business in 1986 as a retail broker in Arlington, Virginia, and opened up one of the