General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 31, 2004


ROBERT J. HERMANN is a Vice President and Senior Investment Manager with Comerica Incorporated. He joined the firm in 1984 and holds the position of Vice President in the Investment Management Group, specializing in Investment Management for high net-worth clients. He is co-manager of Comerica Private Banking Equity Growth Model. Mr. Hermann is a member of the Private Banking Investment Policy Committee. His previous experience was in trust investment with First National Bank of Cincinnati where he was responsible for equity research and strategy. He earned his BBA from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Hermann is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of the National Graduate Trust School. He is also affiliated with the Association for Investment Management and Research, Mid-Michigan Planned Giving Council, Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council and Tri-City Economics Club. His community interests include current Chairperson of the Midland, Michigan, Chamber of Commerce and the Arnold Center, a support center for mentally and physically challenged individuals. ANTHONY J. LATOS is a Vice President and Senior Investment Manager for Comerica Incorporated. He is responsible for the management of large equity and fixed income portfolios. Mr. Latos formerly oversaw the development and management of Private Banking's venture capital products and services. He is co-manager of Private Banking's Growth Strategy. Mr. Latos is a member of the Investment Policy Committee and a past member of the Bank's Proxy Voting Committee. He served four years in Comerica's Internal Audit Department where he was an Audit Specialist in Trust and Finance. Mr. Latos earned a BA degree in Finance from Western Michigan University and an MBA degree from Wayne State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Detroit and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Mr. Latos serves on the Board of Directors of Fox Manor, an independent living facility, and VIA Information Tools Inc., a privately held software company. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief overview of Comerica, its investment arm

and your responsibilities.

Mr. Hermann: The growth strategy at Comerica is our core equity strategy

in a client's