General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 19, 2013

Investing in Quality Companies With Clear Growth Prospects at a Discount

McGarr, Mike
Mike McGarr joined Becker Capital Management in 1985. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Equity Analyst with Qualivest Capital Management. Mr. McGarr is a Past President of the CFA Society of Portland. He holds a B.A. from Williams College and an MBA from the University of Virginiaís Darden School of Business. Profile
Kessler, Marian
Marian Kessler joined Becker Capital Management in 2004, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the investment business, as an Analyst, Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of IDS/American Express, Safeco Asset Management and Crabbe Huson. She has a B.A. from Carleton College, magna cum laude, and an MBA from Northwestern Universityís Kellogg School of Management. Profile
TWST: Please start with a history of Becker Capital Management. 

Ms. Kessler: The firm was started in the mid-1970s and has been dedicated to value, in terms of both philosophy and