General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 30, 2016

Finding Growth at a Reasonable Price in the Health Care Sector

Arens, Matt
Matt Arens is CEO, Senior Portfolio Manager and Founder of First Light Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Arens has followed small-cap stocks since 1997, with a particular focus on identifying companies with high growth potential in the health care sector. Prior to founding First Light, Mr. Arens was President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Kopp Investment Advisors. While at Kopp, he was the sole portfolio manager for the firm’s health-care-focused investment strategy. Mr. Arens graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in financial planning. Profile
TWST: Could you tell me a little bit about the firm?

Mr. Arens: Yes, First Light was founded a little over three years ago. We are focused on finding innovative