General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> October 27, 2003

John Jares – Founders Asset Management Llc

JOHN B. JARES is Vice President of Investments and Portfolio Manager for Founders Asset Management LLC. As head of the large-cap investment team, he manages the Dreyfus Growth Fund, Dreyfus Founders Growth and Income Fund and the Dreyfus Founders Fund. Mr. Jares also manages the domestic portion of Dreyfus Founders Worldwide Growth Fund. Founders Asset Management previously employed him from 1994 to 1997, as an analyst and co-manager. Mr. Jares began his investment career at Founders as an analyst on the large-cap team and later co-managed the Special Fund, now known as the Mid-Cap Growth Fund. After Founders, his growth-oriented approach was honed at Berger Funds, where he managed balanced, growth and select products. Prior to returning to Founders, Mr. Jares managed balanced and growth-oriented large-cap assets for Delaware Investments. He earned a BS degree in Finance from Colorado State University, a Master of Finance degree from the University of Colorado at Denver, and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with an overview of Founders Asset Management and

your responsibilities there?

Mr. Jares: Founders Funds is a growth shop located in Denver, Colorado.

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