General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> May 24, 2004


WILLIAM A. PRIEBE is co-President, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for Geneva Capital Management Ltd. He has 36 years of investment experience. Mr. Priebe is co-Founder of the firm with Amy Croen (1987 to present). Mr. Priebe was Director of employee benefit balanced and equity investment efforts for First Wisconsin Trust Company from 1977 to 1987 and investment manager of $50 million in equity growth funds from 1977 to 1986. He was Portfolio Manager and Vice President at Continental Illinois from 1968 to 1977 where he was personally responsible for investment management of over $300 million in assets. Mr. Priebe earned a BA degree from Northern Illinois University and MA and MBA degrees from Northern Illinois University. Profile
TWST: Give us an overview of Geneva Capital Management Ltd., your

investment philosophy, and your responsibilities at the firm.

Mr. Priebe: I'm co-President and one of the two founding