General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 25, 1998

Lynda J. Calkin – Westwood Mgmt

LYNDA J. CALKIN, CFA, joined Westwood Management in 1993 and serves as a Small Cap Portfolio Manager and a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Calkin was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Hourglass capital Management, Inc., with portfolio responsibility for aggressive equities, technology, healthcare, consumer growth and consumer cyclical stocks. She began her investment career at Mbank in 1983 and in early 1984 was promoted to Assistant Vice President. Ms. Calkin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a B S in 1980, and received her Masters of Business Administration in 1983 from Southern Methodist University. She received her designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 1987. She is a member of the Dallas Association of Investment analysts and has served on the Board of Directors and as president, Vice President of Programs and Membership Chairman. Profile
TWST: Westwood Management begins its investment decision-making process

from the top-down. I wonder if you would tell us about that? What are

the first steps to your work?

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