General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 9, 2000

Christopher Beck – Delaware Investments

CHRISTOPHER S. BECK is a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager with Delaware Investments. He brings a high level of knowledge and experience to value funds, with nearly 16 years in the investment business, beginning at Wilmington Trust in 1981. Prior to joining Delaware Group in 1997, he managed a small cap value fund at Pitcairn Trust Company. Mr. Beck also served as Director of Research at Cypress Capital Management and as Chief Investment Officer of the University of Delaware Endowment Fund. He holds a BS from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Lehigh University. Mr. Beck is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Delaware opened its first mutual fund in 1938, but the firm has

been managing money longer than that. Tell us about the management group

to begin.

Mr. Beck: Delaware actually began in