General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 31, 2015

Looking for Attractive Valuations, Earnings Growth and Financial Strength

Montoya, Christopher N.
Christopher N. Montoya, a Senior Vice President and Equity Manager, joined First Financial Trust in 2001 as an investment analyst, and is now the lead manager of the Equity Income Portfolio and co-manager of the Core and Strategic Growth Portfolios. He focuses his sector analyses on financials, energy and consumer staples. A CFA charterholder, Mr. Montoya was recognized by AbileneBiz magazine with its “20 Under 40” award for up-and-coming business leaders. Mr. Montoya also is a member of CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth. He graduated from McMurry University in 2000 with a marketing degree. Profile
TWST: What does your job entail?

Mr. Montoya: Serving as Equities Manager, my role is to supervise a team of portfolio managers along with securities analysts and