General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 7, 2014

An Opportunistic Approach to Value Investing

Crawford, Edward A.
Edward A. Crawford is a Partner and Co-Portfolio Manager primarily responsible for equity securities at Roumell Asset Management, LLC. Prior to joining Roumell Asset Management, LLC in January 2012, Mr. Crawford spent 14 years in New York in the financial services industry. Most recently, Mr. Crawford was an Analyst and Partner for six years with Maple Leaf Partners, a value-oriented long/short equity hedge fund on the Tiger Management platform. Earlier in his career he was an Analyst with George Weiss Associates, a market-neutral hedge fund. Mr. Crawford received a B.A. in music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business with a concentration on the Graham and Dodd philosophy of value investing. He was President of the investment management club while at Columbia. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, son and daughter. Profile
TWST: Please begin with an overview of the Roumell Opportunistic Value Fund and a snapshot of its history.

Mr. Crawford: We pursue out-of-favor, overlooked or misunderstood securities.