General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> April 11, 2005


Weary, Thomas M.
Thomas M. Weary, CFA, is Chief Investment Officer at Lau Associates LLC. He is also a senior investment adviser. Earlier, he founded Diamond Portfolio Advisors, LLC, a boutique investment management firm for institutions and high net worth individuals focusing on high-quality stocks. Before that, he was Chief Equity Officer for Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles, Senior Portfolio Manager with John Hancock Mutual Funds in Boston and a founding member of John Hancock International Operations. He graduated with honors from Harvard College. Profile
TWST: Would you begin by telling us about Diamond Portfolio Advisors,

its history and its investment philosophy?

Mr. Weary: I guess I'm what you'd call an 'accidental entrepreneur.' I

had been