General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 11, 2010

All-cap Global Growth Investing – Gerald R. Sparrow – Sparrow Capital Management, Inc.

Gerald R. Sparrow is the Chief Investment Officer at Sparrow Capital Management, Inc., a registered investment advisory in St. Louis, Missouri, since 1988. He is the Chairman and President of Sparrow Growth Fund, a SEC registered investment company, since 1998. In the past he was the Chief Investment Officer and Director of Buford, Dickson, Harper, and Sparrow, Inc., a minority registered investment advisory from1995 to 2005. He was also the Institutional Sales Representative for Strong/Corneliuson Capital Management, Inc., in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1987 to 1988. Mr. Sparrow is a frequent commentator and publicized on Money Talk on Radio WRTH, Money Show on KMOX Radio, St. Louis Business Journal, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the St. Louis Medical Journal. Heard on Channel 4 in St. Louis, in NY, quoted Wall Street, Dow Jones, CNN Money, Bloomberg. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Summa Cum Laude from the University of Missouri in 1985. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in 1987. Profile
TWST: Would you start by telling us about your firm and your investment philosophy?

Mr. Sparrow: My name is Gerry Sparrow; I am the President and CIO of Sparrow Capital Management. We use an