General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 1, 2000

Thomas Barry Iii – George D. Bjurman & Associates

O. THOMAS BARRY, III is Chief Investment Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, and Senior Portfolio Manager at George D. Bjurman & Associates. He is also a member of the firm's Board of Directors and Investment Policy Committee. Previously, he was a Senior Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, and member of the Stock Selection Committee at Security Pacific National Bank. He is also a former United States Navy Lieutenant, Pilot and Engineering Officer. Mr. Barry is a Chartered Investment Counselor and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds an MBA in Corporate Finance and Accounting from California State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from the University of Iowa. Profile
TWST: Tell us about the investment philosophy you implement at George D.

Bjurman & Associates.

Mr. Barry: Our growth stock management approach emphasizes companies

exhibiting the fastest