General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> July 10, 2000

William Thompson Jr. – Franklin Street Partners

WILLIAM B. THOMPSON, JR. is a Vice President of Franklin Street Partners and Portfolio Manager for Franklin Street Trust, a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Street Partners. Previously he was an Executive of Carolina Securities Corporation and President of Peacock-Thompson Investment Management. Mr. Thompson earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from The Darden School at the University of Virginia. Profile
TWST: Begin with a profile of Franklin Street Partners.

Mr. Thompson: The firm was originally founded in 1990. Initially it was

going-to be mainly a private investment firm organized to invest