General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 19, 2012

GARP Investing in Midcap Cyclical Equities

Thompson, John W.
John W. Thompson, CFA, is Co-Manager of the Thompson Plumb MidCap Fund, and has been President of Thompson Investment Management, Inc., since its inception in January 2004. Most recently, he was President of Thompson, Plumb & Associates, serving in that position for 20 years. Before cofounding Thompson, Plumb & Associates, he served as Senior Trust and Investment Officer at Firstar Bank in Madison, Wis. Mr. Thompson earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Profile
Stephens, Jason L.
Jason L. Stephens, CFA, is Co-Manager of the Thompson Plumb MidCap Fund, and is Chief Operating Officer at Thompson Investment Management, Inc. He has worked in various capacities for Thompson Investment Management and Thompson, Plumb & Associates, Inc. since 2002. Mr. Stephens earned a B.S. in English and communication arts, an M.A. in arts administration and an M.S. in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the CFA Institute. Profile
TWST: Please tell us about Thompson Investment Management.

Mr. Thompson: Thompson Investment Management started in 1984, and I was one of the founders, along with a couple of other