General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 16, 2001
John Babyak – Whb/wolverine Asset Management Inc
JOHN M. BABYAK is the President and Senior Portfolio Manager of Wolverine
Investments, where his duties span all functional areas, including: portfolio
management and research; business planning and budgeting; trading, information
systems and administration; and new business development and client service.
Prior to joining WHB/Wolverine Asset Management in 1993, Mr. Babyak held various
systems engineering, sales and marketing management positions at IBM. He
graduated from The University of Vermont in 1982 with a degree in Management
Engineering. Mr. Babyak has written numerous articles about the markets,
including the studies "Rationale for Yield-Enhanced Convertible Securities,"
"Covered Call Writing: Managing Risk, Enhancing Portfolio Returns," "Managing
Portfolios For Optimal Tax-Efficiency" and "Convertible Securities as an Asset
Class." He is an internationally published market commentator and is frequently
quoted in the securities news media, including The Wall Street Journal and
TWST: Could you give us a profile of WHB/Wolverine Asset Management?
Mr. Babyak: WHB/Wolverine Asset Management was founded nearly 13 years
ago by Warren H. Bree, who previously worked on the