Technology >> CEO Interviews >> September 7, 1998

David Thompson – Datamarine International Inc (dmar)

DAVID THOMPSON is Co-Portfolio Manager of The First Funds Growth & Income Equity Mutual Fund, a five star rated fund by Morningstar. Thompson holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi, where he majored in banking and finance. He also has an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is also a CFA. David has over 12 years of experience in the money management business, and has been with Highland since 1995. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, tennis, and spending time with his family. Profile
TWST: Give us a background summary on the company. What do you see as

the business and what do you see as the company today?

Mr. Thompson: The company today is in two major product areas. One