Large Cap Growth Fund

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Jim Golan, CFA

Portfolio Manager on the Large Cap Growth team and has been a member since 2005. In addition to his role as a Portfolio Manager, Jim is also a Research Analyst covering U.S. large cap Technology and Resources, with a focus on Energy and Materials stocks. From 2000 to 2007, Jim served as a Research Analyst focusing on Financial, Technology, Industrial and Resource companies. He joined William Blair in 2000. Previously, Jim worked at Citigroup Global Asset Management where he was a Global Research team Leader for the Telecom sector and a key member of the team that devised valuation metrics for standardizing the analysis of domestic and international companies. Jim began his career at Kemper Financial as a Research Analyst covering Telecom, Technology, Energy and Industrial companies. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. 

Education: B.A., DePauw University; M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management

Tenure with William Blair: Since 2000

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David Ricci, CFA

Portfolio Manager on the Mid Cap Growth and Large Cap Growth teams.  David joined the Mid Cap Growth team in 2005 and the Large Cap Growth team in 2011.  Previously, he was the Group Head for the Consumer sector, focusing on Specialty Retail and E-commerce companies, in William Blair’s sell-side research group.  David joined William Blair in 1994.  Prior to joining the investment industry, he had extensive experience with Procter & Gamble, Melville, and Bain & Company. 

Education: Sc. B. magna cum laude, Brown University; M.B.A. Harvard Business School.

Tenure with William Blair: Since 1994