General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 14, 2003

Neil Hennessy – Hennessy Funds Inc

NEIL HENNESSY is President and Portfolio Manager of Hennessy Funds, Inc., where he manages four mutual funds: Balanced Fund, Total Return Fund, Cornerstone Value Fund and Cornerstone Growth Fund. He started his financial career over 22 years ago as a Broker at Paine Webber and attended the Wharton School of Upper Management. In 1989 Mr. Hennessy opened his own broker/dealer, Edward J. Hennessy, Incorporated. In 1996 he started Hennessy Funds, Inc., and was the first portfolio manager to utilize the 'Dogs of the Dow' investment philosophy in mutual fund format. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief overview of Hennessy Advisors?

Mr. Hennessy: We started our first mutual fund in 1996, the Hennessy

Balanced Fund. Two years later we started our second