General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 29, 2001

Edward Calkins – Great Lakes Advisors

EDWARD J. CALKINS is Managing Director of Great Lakes Advisors. He is the owner of the firm and is the architect of the company's value equity approach. Mr. Calkins leads the equity investment approach and the asset allocation work on balanced portfolios in addition to managing client relationships. He started his career at Continental Bank in 1983 after graduating with an MM degree (with distinction) from Northwestern's Kellog Graduate School of Management in 1982. Mr. Calkins also holds a BS degree (with honors) from St. Louis University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago, for which he has served as chairman of the Consumer Analysts Industry Subgroup. Mr. Calkins currently serves on the DePaul University Finance Advisory Board. In addition, he has been a guest speaker for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Profile
TWST: Tell us about Great Lakes Advisors and your approach to value


Mr. Calkins: Great Lakes Advisors is an institutional investment

management firm. The firm was started in 1990,