General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 24, 2008


Martha K. Pomerantz is an investment principal at Lowry Hill. She joined the firm in 1995 and currently manages approximately $325 million for 25 families. She is co-Chair of the firm's Investment Committee. She also is the author of Investments: The View From Lowry Hill, the firm's economic outlook newsletter, and serves as a media spokesperson for the firm. Previously, she worked as a securities analyst for Schroder Wertheim, a full-service brokerage firm in New York, where she was responsible for covering the retail sector. She also worked as a manager of financial planning and analysis for Centel Corporation, a telecommunications firm in Chicago, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions. She received a Master's degree in Management from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management in 1986. She earned a Bachelor's degree in English from Northwestern University in 1981. Her comments on investment strategy have appeared in local and national media, including USA Today, The New York Times, Worth, CNN Money, Financial Advisor, Chicago Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Baltimore Sun, Boston Herald, St. Paul Pioneer Press, WCCO News Radio, KCCO News Radio, and Bloomberg News. She was a participant in the 2005 and 2007 Minneapolis Star Tribune Investors Roundtable. In 2006, she received a "Top Women in Finance" award from Finance and Commerce magazine. She has been on the Board of Directors of the Children's Theatre Company since 2005. She serves as the Chair of its Investment Committee, a member of its Finance Committee and a member of its Executive Committee. Profile
TWST: Would you start with an introduction to Lowry Hill and your investment

philosophy there?

Ms. Pomerantz: Lowry Hill is a private asset management firm, providing

investment management