General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 23, 2004


JAMES K. POLLOCK, Vice President and Senior Investment Manager at Comerica Incorporated has more than 20 years of experience managing money for a wide range of high-net worth individuals and private foundations. Mr. Pollock is a member of Private Banking's Investment Policy Committee and previously was a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at Comerica Capital Management as well as its predecessor, the Trust Investment Department of Comerica, Inc. In addition, he spent several years as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Munder Capital Management and helped form their Private Management Group. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelor of General Studies from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research, the Financial Analyst Society of Detroit and has been a guest lecturer in finance at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University. Profile
Christopher M. Ruth is the Chief Investment Officer of Comerica Asset Management and is responsible for managing investments for a wide range of high-net worth individuals and organizations. He is the Chairman of Comerica Asset Management's Investment Policy Committee. He has been with Comerica for more than 16 years and previously worked in the Treasury and Controller Departments. Prior to joining Comerica in 1991, he worked at Citizens Bank in Flint, Michigan and started his career at Ernst & Young. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Michigan State University. Mr. Ruth is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, a Director of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Detroit, member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of The Children's Center Investment Committee and is the past Chairman of the Warren Senior Housing Commission. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of Comerica Incorporated and

describe your responsibilities at the firm?

Mr. Ruth: Jim and I are both senior portfolio managers in the Private