General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 1, 2001

Investing In Microcap Stocks:

JOSEPH FROHNA, Senior Equity Portfolio Manager, joined U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Asset Management, Inc., in 1995 and has six years of investment management experience. Mr. Frohna is the Lead Manager of the Firstar MicroCap Fund. He also plays a role in the analysis of equity securities for small and mid-cap portfolios. Specifically, Mr. Frohna provides valuable insight and analysis in the small cap sector focusing on technology, telecommunications, retail and electronic commerce. He earned his BBA at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and his MBA from the University of Michigan. Mr. Frohna is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Tell us about the Firstar MicroCap Fund and your responsibilities there.

Mr. Frohna: The Fund is a six-year-old fund that Ive been running for the last four years. The MicroCap