General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 9, 2004


Linda A. Duessel, CFA, is Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Client Portfolio Manager at Federated Investors, Inc. As Senior Portfolio Manager, she is responsible for portfolio management and research in the core equity and equity income areas. As Client Portfolio Manager, Ms. Duessel is responsible for developing market outlook and portfolio direction for all equity and fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Federated Investors, she was Vice President and Portfolio Manager in the Merchant Banking Group at Westinghouse Credit Corporation and a Senior Staff Auditor at Arthur Young & Co. Ms. Duessel earned her BS from the University of Pennsylvania, as well her MSIA from Carnegie Mellon University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Financial Analysts. Ms. Duessel has 19 years' investment experience, joining Federated Investors in 1991. Profile
TWST: Would you start with an overview of Federated Investors and what

you do there?

Ms. Duessel: Federated Investors was founded in 1955 and we are now one

of the nation's largest investment