General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 5, 2001

Brian Kirkpatrick – Bridges Investment Counsel

BRIAN M. KIRKPATRICK is the Director of Securities Research at Bridges Investment Counsel, Inc., a money management firm in Omaha, Nebraska, that oversees in excess of $1.5 billion. He has been with the firm since 1992 and also serves as a Portfolio Manager. In addition, Mr. Kirkpatrick is a Vice President of Bridges Investment Fund, a growth and income fund traded under the symbol BRGIX. He earned a BS degree in Business Administration from Pensacola Christian University. Mr. Kirkpatrick is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: The firm's growth-oriented equity investment philosophy is

predicated on certain principles. Won't you begin there?

Mr. Kirkpatrick: It starts off with a four-pronged philosophy. We