General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 31, 2010

Bottom-up Stock Picking In The Mlp Asset Class – Jerry Swank – The Swank Group

Jerry Swank is the Founder and Managing Partner of Swank Capital, and he has 35 years of experience in investment management and investment analysis. Prior to founding Swank Capital in 2000, Mr. Swank was President and CEO of John S. Herold, Inc., a 50-year-old independent oil and gas research and consulting company. During his Herold tenure, Mr. Swank spoke frequently both domestically and abroad about the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Herold, Mr. Swank spent 14 years with CS First Boston in institutional equity and fixed income sales in its Dallas office; during the last 10 years, he was a First Boston Director and Southwestern Regional Sales Manager. Prior to First Boston, Mr. Swank worked for seven years as a buy-side Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Mr. Swank holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Missouri and an MBA from the University of North Texas. He has served on the board of directors of John S. Herold, Inc., Matador Petroleum and Advantage Acceptance, Inc. He currently serves on the board of E-T Energy Ltd. and Central Energy, L.P. Profile
TWST: Introduce us to Swank Capital.

Mr. Swank: We are a money manager with approximately $1 billion in assets under management that focuses on publicly traded energy infrastructure companies, or