General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 2, 2000

Daniel Becker – Waddell & Reed Investment Management

DANIEL P. BECKER is a Senior Vice President of Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1987 with a BS degree in Mathematical Economics and earned an MS degree with an emphasis in finance, investments and banking from the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Business in 1989. Prior to joining the firm as an Investment Analyst in October 1989, he was affiliated with the State of Wisconsin Investment Board as a ResearchTechnician from June 1988 through February 1989, and as an Investment Analyst beginning in February 1989. He was named Portfolio Manager of the Waddell & Reed Advisors Vanguard Fund in July 1997. Mr. Becker is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research, and a member of the Kansas City Society of Financial Analysts. Profile
TWST: Will you begin with a profile of Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds?

Mr. Becker: Waddell & Reed is just over 60 years old. We manage close to

$40 billion in retail mutual funds. We