General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 18, 2000

Lois Clarke – The United Company

Lois A. Clarke is Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of The United Company, a diversified energy company with assets in excess of approximately $1.5 billion. The company has holdings in oil and gas in the United States as well as Canada, six golf courses located in the southeastern United States, and a financial services division. Mrs. Clarke is President and Managing Director of United Management Company, LLC, an affiliate of The United Company. United Management Company manages the investments of The United Company and UC Investment Fund, a publicly traded mutual fund. United Management manages approximately $1 billion in assets. Mrs. Clarke has been with the company for 31 years, and currently serves on the Executive Committee of The United Company. Current affiliations are AmSouth/ Board of Advisors; King College/Board of Trustees; Bristol Trainstation Foundation/Board of Directors and a member of Morning Rotary Club of Bristol. In 2000 Mrs. Clarke was awarded The Golden Ladder Award by the Tri-Cities Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and in 2002 received Junior Achievement's Business Hall of Fame laureate of the year award. Profile
TWST: UC Investment Fund isn't your typical mutual fund, and United

Management might be seen as an unlikely fund manager. Lois, will you

begin with a bit of background?

Ms. Clarke: A little