General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 7, 2003

Alexander Motola – Thornburg Investment Management

ALEXANDER M. V. 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 and 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: Can you begin with a brief description of Thornburg

Investment Management and the Core Growth Fund that you manage?

Mr. Motola: Thornburg Investment Management was founded 20 years