General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 5, 1998

James P. Holmes – Heartland Advisors

JAMES P. HOLMES, CFA, is currently Vice President and Portfolio Manager of Heartland Advisors. Seasoned in the investment realm, his other experience includes: Managing Director, Dreman Value Advisors, Inc. (1986-1996); Managing Director, Value Quest (1982-1986); Portfolio Strategist, Ford Foundation (1972-1982); Investment Analyst, Dean Witter (1996-1972); and Investment Analyst, CBS (1966-1969). Mr. Holmes received an MBA in Finance from Northwestern University (1963) and a B.S. in Finance from Marquette University (1962). Profile
TWST: How much does what's happening in financial markets impact your

investment process at Heartland Advisors?

Mr. Holmes: The environ-ment isn't the key factor. We have a 10-point

grid that