General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 5, 2002

J. Sampson / P. Jankovskis – Oakbrook Investments Llc

PETER JANKOVSKIS is the Director of Research and a founding member of OakBrook Investments, LLC. His responsibilities include the development of new investment strategies, research in support of existing strategies and portfolio management. Dr. Jankovskis has authored many articles exploring various aspects of investment style and the benchmarks used to track style performance. Prior to launching OakBrook in 1998, Dr. Jankovskis was the Head of Research at ANB Investment Management and Trust Company in Chicago. Prior to that he taught courses in finance, macroeconomics, microeconomics and industrial organization at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Dr. Jankovskis earned BS degrees, summa cum laude, in Computer Science and Mathematics, as well as MA and PhD degrees in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Profile
JANNA SAMPSON is a founding member and Director of Portfolio Management at OakBrook Investments, LLC. Prior to forming the firm in February 1998, she was the Senior Portfolio Manager at ANB Investment Management & Trust Co. in Chicago. While at ANB, she co-managed ANB's BalancePlus product line, ANB's LargeCap Growth Fund, the Prairie International Equity Mutual Fund and several other active equity funds. Ms. Sampson began her career at ANB in 1983 as an Investment Analyst. Prior to joining ANB, Ms. Sampson was a Research Analyst at Waldner & Co., an investment research boutique, and taught economics at the College of DuPage. Ms. Sampson has a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Denver and a Master's degree in Economics from Georgia State University. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of OakBrook Investments and

your respective responsibilities there?

Ms. Sampson: OakBrook Investments was founded in February 1998, so we're

in our