General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 10, 2001

Alex Motola – Thornburg Investment Management

ALEX MOTOLA joined Thornburg Investment Management in 2000 as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Thornburg Core Growth Fund. He holds BA degrees in English, History and Medieval Studies and graduated with Honors and Distinction from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Motola has managed a wide variety of growth strategies in the past, including small cap, large cap, growth & income, and long/short. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the AIMR and Security Analysts of San Francisco. Mr. Motola is directly responsible for the Thornburg Core Growth Fund that he has managed since inception. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief description of Thornburg Investment

Management and the Thornburg Core Growth Fund that you manage?

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