General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 8, 2002

Brian Sommers – Rrz Investment Management Inc

BRIAN S. SOMMERS is Director of Equitites for RRZ Investment Management Inc. and serves on RRZ's Investment Policy Committee. During his 14-year career in the industry, Mr. Sommers has managed equity portfolios for a variety of clients including individuals, endowments, foundations, corporations and public entities. Most recently Mr. Sommers was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager with Parker/Hunter Asset Management. Previously, he was Portfolio Manager in the Trust and Investments Department of Key Trust Company in Cleveland. He has also had responsibility for marketing and client service within a regional investment firm. Mr. Sommers earned a BA degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business with a concentration in Finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Financial Analysts and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Profile
TWST: Give us a brief overview of RRZ Investment Management and your

responsibilities there.

Mr. Sommers: RRZ is an institutional asset management company with over

$800 million under