General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 10, 2014

Building a Growth Portfolio with a Quality Overlay

Cornell, Jeffrey P.
Jeffrey P. Cornell, CFA, is Portfolio Manager and Principal of Johnson Investment Counsel, Inc. Mr. Cornell came to Johnson Investment Counsel in 2001. He is a Portfolio Manager in Wealth Advisory Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst — CFA — designation. Before joining the firm, he worked for Retirement Capital Advisor as a Portfolio Manager and Research Director, and for Countrywide Investments as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Cornell lives in Anderson Township with his wife, Monica, and their four children — Katie, Sarah, Stephen and Matthew. Profile
TWST: Can you give us an overview of the Johnson Growth Fund and the philosophy behind it?

Mr. Cornell: It’s primarily a large-cap growth fund; the objective is to have a