General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 8, 1999

R. Brent Byrne – Divi-vest Advisors Inc

R. BRENT BYRNE, Chairman, founded Divi-Vest Advisors, Inc., in May of 1990. Divi-Vest is a registered investment advisor that specializes in value investing. The firm manages and offers two separate equity accounts, as well as, a balanced portfolio. Mr. Byrne started his investment career in 1983 working as a stockbroker for Janney Montgomery Scott, Philadelphia. He earned a degree in business administration from Kutztown University (1981), Kutztown, Pennsylvania. In November, 1998, Mr. Byrne won The Wall Street Journal's 'Investment Dartboard' contest. Profile
TWST: Would you explain your yield-based philosophy and the part it

plays in reducing investment risk in your portfolios?

Mr. Byrne: Divi-Vest's investment philosophy is based upon the