General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 10, 2003

William Dezellem – Davidson Investment Advisors

WILLIAM J. DEZELLEM, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, joined Davidson Investment Advisors in January of 1998 as a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager to start Davidson Investment Advisors Small/Mid Cap Value Strategy. Before joining the firm he was Vice President of Research and Senior Research Analyst at ICM Asset Management, Inc. (a small/mid cap value firm) in Spokane, WA. During his seven and a half-year tenure at ICM Mr. Dezellem participated in growing the firm from $100 million in assets under management to $2 billion under management. In both 1999 and 2000, he was nominated for the top small to mid size company analyst award in Reuters Investment Research Survey. Mr. Dezellem is the Past President of the Spokane Chapter of Financial Analysts and the Spokane Stock & Bond Club. He is a Cum Laude graduate of Central Washington University where he earned a BS degree in Business Administration / Finance and a BA degree in Economics. Mr. Dezellem holds the Chartered Financial Analyst Designation. Profile
TWST: Please tell us about Davidson Investment Advisors and your

responsibilities there.

Mr. Dezellem: Davidson Investment Advisors is a disciplined, research-

driven money management firm. We