Fairpointe's Portfolio Managers include Thyra Zerhuse, CEO and CIO along with Fran Tuite and Brian Washkowiak. Ms. Zerhusen, Ms. Tuite and Mr. Washkowiak have dual roles as portfolio managers and analysts. The portfolio managers are supported by Jean Orr, Director of Research and Sara Hostalet, Analyst. Ms. Orr is responsible for new idea generation and maintenance research, while Ms. Hostalet assists with all aspects of the research process. However, Ms. Orr and Ms. Hostalet do not have any RI oversight responsibilities.
Fran Tuite leads the ESG effort at Fairpointe. She brings rigor and depth to our ESG analysis and ultimately, has the RI oversight responsibility with the assistance of Ms. Zerhusen and Mr. Washkowiak.