General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 27, 1998

Robert L. Rodriguez – First Pacific Advisors

ROBERT L. RODRIGUEZ, CFA, is Principal, Chief Investment Officer and Director of First Pacific Advisors, Inc. Mr. Rodriguez, who joined the firm in 1983, manages equity separate accounts and the FPA Capital Fund in the Small- to Mid-Cap Value equity style. He is also the portfolio manager of FPA New Income, a bond fund. His prior experience includes serving as a Senior Portfolio Manager, Chairman's Department of Kaufman & Broad, Inc.; and portfolio manager at Transamerica Investment Services, Inc. Mr. Rodriguez received a B.S. in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude) and an M.B.A., both from the University of Southern California. Profile
TWST: Tell us something about the investment philosophy at First

Pacific Advisors.

Mr. Rodriguez: First Pacific Advisors is primarily a value-oriented and

disciplined firm. We have various