General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 19, 2003

Larry Puglia – T. Rowe Price Associates Inc

LARRY J. PUGLIA is a Vice President of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., and a Portfolio Manager in the Equity Division. He is President of the Blue Chip Growth Fund and Chairman of the Fund's Investment Advisory Committee. Mr. Puglia serves as a Vice President and Investment Advisory Committee member of the Financial Services Fund and Growth Stock Fund. He is also an Investment Advisory Committee member of the Personal Strategy Funds and Tax-Efficient Balanced Fund and Tax-Efficient Growth Fund. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Puglia was a Senior Manager with Peat Marwick Main & Co., specializing in banking. He earned a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame (summa cum laude) and an MBA degree from Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia ' (Shermet Scholar, highest honors). Mr. Puglia is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Public Accountant. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief overview of T. Rowe Price and

your responsibilities there?

Mr. Puglia: T. Rowe Price was founded in 1937 by Thomas Rowe

Price, who was one of the pioneers in