General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 15, 2004


TOM NORTON is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager for John Hancock Funds. He is a member of the mid-cap equity team that manages the John Hancock Mid Cap Growth Fund. Mr. Norton is also a member of the small cap equity team that manages the Small Cap Growth Fund. Mr. Norton joined John Hancock Funds in 2002. Previously, he was head of the Global Technology sector team and an investment manager on the Baring US equity team that managed $3.2 billion in assets. He also held a variety of investment analyst roles at State Street Bank & Trust Company. Mr. Norton has been in the investment industry since 1987. He earned a BA degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of John Hancock Advisers and

your responsibilities there?

Mr. Norton: I'm lead manager of the Mid Cap Growth Fund, and co-manager

of the Small Cap