General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 3, 2016

Achieving Equity-Type Returns with Lower Volatility

Chastain, Paula
Paula Chastain is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Hancock Bank for individually managed accounts, and is responsible for equity quantitative models and various portfolio management projects for Hancock Horizon Investments, or HHI. She serves as a senior analyst in the industrials and materials sectors. She also manages the Hancock Horizon Quantitative Long/Short Fund. Ms. Chastain began working at HHI in 1996. She has a BBA from the University of Southern Mississippi and is also a graduate of Cannon Financial Trust Investments School. Ms. Chastain has received the designation of Accredited Fiduciary Investment Manager — AFIM — and has passed CFA Level I. Ms. Chastain is a member of the CFA Society of New Orleans. Profile
TWST: What's your title at Hancock Bank?

Ms. Chastain: I am a Senior Portfolio Manager. I guess you could say I sort of wear two different hats. Our investment