General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 29, 2001

Richard Parry – Tom Johnson Investment Management

Richard H. Parry, CFA has been the President and Chief Investment Officer of Tom Johnson Investment Management, Inc. since 2003. He began his investment career in 1981, working with other TJIM principals in the Trust Investments department of First National Bank and Trust Company which later became First Investment Management Corporation (FIMCO), a subsidiary of First Interstate Bank of Oklahoma City. Other work experience includes being a member of the Executive Committee Planning and Advisory Staff in 1981 and Staff Auditor in 1980 for First National Bank and Trust Company of Oklahoma City. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from the University of Colorado with an emphasis in international business and his MBA from Oklahoma City University. He is a CFA charterholder, past adjunct Professor for Oklahoma City University and past President of the Oklahoma Society of Financial Analysts. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Leadership Oklahoma City, and Friends of Lake Hefner, and is President of the volunteers for Oklahoma City YMCA Sailing. Profile
TWST: Please begin with an introduction to Tom Johnson Investment


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