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Woodley, Donald F.
Donald F. Woodley, CFA, is Co-Founder and Portfolio Manager of Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in finance in 1977. He has worked as a life insurance agent, a stockbroker, a trust officer and a senior vice president at a registered investment adviser, all in Indianapolis, before he joined forces with George Farra to form Woodley Farra Portfolio Management in 1995. The firm has grown to just under $1 billion of assets under management, with a total payroll of 10 people. Woodley Farra later became Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Management and manages clients’ assets in separate accounts using individual stocks and bonds. Profile
TWST: Could you tell me a little bit about the firm?

Mr. Woodley: Well, the firm is 21 and a half years old. It started in the fall of 1995. My business partner,