General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 23, 2004


Robert L. Lee, Senior Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager of the Mid Cap Growth Team, joined NL Capital Management in 1993 as Vice President and Portfolio Manager and was promoted to his current position in 1998. Prior to joining the company, he served for seven years as Vice President at the Shawmut Bank in Hartford, Connecticut, and has worked in the investment field for 24 years. He is the Portfolio Manager of the Sentinel Mid Cap Growth Fund and the Sentinel Growth Index Fund as well as serving as the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Mid Cap Growth Team. In his role as a Portfolio Manager, he has appeared on a number of radio and television programs and in newspaper articles. A native of Woburn, Massachusetts, he graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics (earning distinction in the major). He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979 and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
Betsy G. Pecor, Assistant Vice President and Equity Analyst, joined NL Capital Management in 2000 as an Equity Analyst. Previously, she was a Senior Consultant with Catalyst Ventures, Inc., a firm based in Tampa, Florida, that focused on strategic planning, raising capital and merger and acquisition activity. Her experience also includes analyzing small cap equities for Eagle Asset Management, Inc., a division of Raymond James Financial. She has assisted on the growth team with recent responsibility concentrated on the Mid Cap Growth Fund and focus on the consumer sector. She graduated with a BS from the University of Vermont in 1988 and received her MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of South Florida in 1999. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Vermont Society of Security Analysts and the Association for Investment Management and Research. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief overview of Sentinel Advisors and

describe your respective responsibilities there?

Mr. Lee: Sentinel Advisors manages a total of $3.5 billion in