General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 6, 1998

Thomas L. Melly – Simms Capital Mgmt

THOMAS L.MELLY is a Principle for Simms Capital Management. Before joining the company in 1990, Mr. Melly was with Lake Partners, Inc., an independent investment consulting firm which advises high net worth investors and private and institutional investment partnerships. His responsibilities included the design and implementation of custom- tailored investment programs and the evaluation of hedge funds and investment managers in the specialized areas of short selling, risk and convertible arbitrage and high yield securities. He was an institutional fixed income specialist at Autranet, Inc. and Tucker, Anthony & R.L. Day, Inc. from 1985 to 1988. From 1981 until 1983, he was an account officer and credit analyst at Chemical Bank. Mr. Melly received his M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth in 1985 and his B.S. from Trinity College in 1980. Profile
TWST: Mr. Melly, why don't we start by your giving to us a description

or profile of your firm?

Mr. Melly: The firm is almost 14 years old, founded in 1984. It's 100

percent privately held