General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 5, 2004

Dale Benson – Benson Associates Llc

DALE E. BENSON is the co-Founder of Benson Associates, LLC. As Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer, he is responsible for the day-to- day management of all investment funds. Mr. Benson was previously employed by Qualivest Capital Management, a subsidiary of US Bancorp, as the Founder and Lead Portfolio Manager of the Qualivest Small Companies Value Strategy. From 1984, until his departure in 1997, Mr. Benson was the lead manager for all small cap portfolios at Qualivest. Prior to joining U.S. Bank in 1973, he was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Union Planters National Bank. Mr. Benson earned a BA degree from Pacific Lutheran University and a PhD in History from the University of Maine. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has 31 years of experience. Profile
TWST: Can you begin with an overview of Wells Capital Management and a

brief history of what's been going on?

Mr. Benson: Wells Capital Management is the investment subsidiary of

Wells Fargo,