General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 23, 2012

Improved Earnings and Revenue Offer Growth Prospects in Small-Cap Investing

Prial, Nancy
Nancy Prial, CFA, is Co-Chief Executive Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at Essex Investment Management Company, LLC. She also is the portfolio manager for the micro, small, and SMID growth strategies. Prior to joining Essex in 2005, she was at Burridge Growth Partners as the Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President responsible for the SMID and Small Cap Growth Strategies. Previously, she was a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at American Century Investors. Her career began at Frontier Capital Management. She received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and mathematics from Bucknell University. She also earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a Trustee Emeritus at Bucknell University. In addition, she is the President of Women Investment Professionals. Profile
TWST: Please start with a brief history of Essex Investment Management and an overview of the firm today.

Ms. Prial: Essex Investment Management was founded in 1976 as a growth manager,