General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 9, 2014
Identifying Catalysts and Defensive Names to Unlock Value
Michael S. Dzialo is President and Chief Investment Strategist at Managed Asset Portfolios. Before founding Managed Asset Portfolios, MAP, in late 2000, Mr. Dzialo was a Senior Vice President and the Director of Research for OLDE Discount Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange member firm. For five years, Mr. Dzialo also served on OLDE Discount Corporation’s management committee and board of directors. Prior to his nine years as Research Director, he was a Securities Analyst for five years, covering numerous industries. Under Mr. Dzialo’s direction, analysts at OLDE Discount Corporation were annually named to The Wall Street Journal’s prestigious All Star Analyst Team, 1995-1999. OLDE Discount Corporation was purchased by H&R Block in 1999. Following the purchase, Mr. Dzialo served as a Senior Vice President and the Head of Asset Management for H&R Block Financial Advisors. Mr. Dzialo holds a B.S. in finance from Wayne State University where he has also pursued graduate studies. He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative. Profile
TWST: Could you please give an overview of your firm and the funds you manage?
Mr. Dzialo: We are an SEC-regulated investment advisory firm based in Rochester, Michigan. We also have an