General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 7, 2000

Diane Gotham – Fortis Financial Group

JAMES S. BYRD is Executive Vice President of Fortis Advisers, Inc. and leads the team of professionals who manage the Fortis Global Growth and Fortis International Funds. Prior to joining the firm, he was with Mercantile Trust, the N.N. Corporation, Heritage Investment Advisers, Inc. and Templeton Investment Counsel, Inc. of Florida. Mr. Byrd is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the International Society of Financial Analysts. He earned a BA in Finance from the University of Illinois and a MBA from the University of Wisconsin. Profile
DIANE M. GOTHAM is a Vice President of Fortis Advisers, Inc., a division of Fortis Financial Group. Prior to joining the Firm, she held a position with IBM Corporation. Ms. Gotham earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Minnesota. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR), and the Twin Cities Society of Security Analysts. Profile
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