General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 21, 2020

Buying Growing Companies While Protecting on the Downside

DeSisto, Jennifer K.
Jennifer K. DeSisto, CFA, CAIA, is Chief Investment Officer of Anchor Capital Advisors, LLC. She received a B.S. in industrial management and economics from Carnegie Mellon University in 1997 and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Business in 2005. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2007 and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation in 2018. Ms. DeSisto has worked for Anchor Capital Advisors, LLC since 2016. From 2011 to 2016, Ms. DeSisto was a portfolio manager at Fiduciary Trust Company. From 2005 to 2011, she was a portfolio manager at Batterymarch Financial Management. From 1998 to 2003, she was Vice President Corporate Bank at Fleet Financial/Bank of America, and from 1997 to 1998, she was a management associate at Citigroup. Ms. DeSisto is a member of the CFA Institute, CFA Society Boston, EMPath Investment Committee, The Boston Club, Boston Economic Club and The Boston Foundation Professional Advisor Network. Profile
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TWST: Please give us a broad overview of Anchor.

Ms. DeSisto: Anchor was founded in 1983 by Bill Rice Sr., who is still involved with the firm