General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 2, 2018

Looking for Inefficiently Priced Stocks in the Midcap Space

Washkowiak, Brian
Brian Washkowiak, CFA, is a Portfolio Manager at Fairpointe Capital, LLC. Mr. Washkowiak is part of the Mid-Cap Investment Team, serving as Co-Portfolio Manager for the midcap strategy, including the AMG Managers Fairpointe Mid Cap Fund, Parvest Equity USA Mid Cap Fund, and institutional and private client accounts. His responsibilities include investment research and portfolio management. Prior to joining Fairpointe Capital LLC in 2015, Mr. Washkowiak managed a fund at BW Opportunity Partners, LP, focusing on small-cap and midcap investments. He also spent 13 years as a research analyst and portfolio manager at Talon Asset Management, Inc., and was a member of the investment committee. At Talon, Mr. Washkowiak worked with Ms. Zerhusen as an analyst and assistant portfolio manager on the midcap strategy. He started his career at Duff & Phelps, LLC as an analyst in its consulting group. He received a B.A. in finance from Illinois State University. Profile
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TWST: Could you tell me a little bit about the firm?

Mr. Washkowiak: Yes. Our firm was founded in 2011, yet our track record for the midcap