General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 31, 2000

Ted Ponko – Centura Banks Inc

TED A. PONKO is the Chief Investment Officer for the Asset Management Group of Centura Banks, Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS). He is presently a Level II candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program. Mr. Ponko earned a BA with Honors from the College of William and Mary, and an MA and PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Profile
TWST: Tell us about your firm.

Mr. Ponko: Basically, we serve as the investment arm of a bank trust

department. We had been running common trust funds for quite some time,

until 1994, when we