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 the Chief Investment Officer and lead portfolio manager at Anchor Capital Advisors, a Boston-based investment management firm that currently manages $10 billion in assets. She has over 25 years of experience in the financial services sector, previously holding roles at Fiduciary Trust Company, Batterymarch Financial Management and Fleet Bank. She has been a loyal supporter of Perkins School for the Blind, serving as a Corporator since 2018 and as a member of several volunteer committees. She is a member of the Investment Committee for Perkins School for the Blind, the CFA Society Boston board, and the Newton Country Day School board. She volunteers as a mentor for the MIT Sandbox, the Boston Economic Club, and the Boston Club. She received a B.S. degree from Carnegie Mellon and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. 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