General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 1, 2008


Gerald Seizert has been the Chief Executive Officer of Seizert Capital Partners, LLC since forming the company in 2000 with Ed Eberle and Chuck Schmidt. He directs the equity disciplines of the firm and serves as portfolio manager to select client relationships. From April 1995 to December 1999, he served Munder Capital Management, LLC as a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer - Equities. From January 1998 to July 1999, he was also the co-Chief Executive Officer of Munder Capital Management. From December 1984 to April 1995, he was employed by Loomis, Sayles & Co., LP From January 1991 to April 1995, he was the Managing Partner of the Detroit Office, a member of the firm's Board of Directors, and served on the firm's Investment Policy Committee. Prior to 1984, he was employed by First of America Bank, where he was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Prior to coming to Michigan in 1978, he was with BancOne where he worked for the holding company in a strategic planning capacity. Prior to that, he was employed by Austin Financial Advisors, a firm specializing in consulting to banks and bank holding companies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Investment Counselor. He is a graduate of The University of Toledo with Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. Mr. Seizert serves other local institutional and charitable organizations. He is a member of the Financial Analyst Society of Detroit. He is also a director of the Advent/Claymore Funds, where he serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Profile
TWST: Please start with an overview of Seizert Capital Partners and your

investment philosophy there?

Mr. Seizert: Our firm began in 2000 with the goal of becoming a leading