Beyond Bulls & Bears

Meet the Manager: Sonal Desai
Fixed Income

Meet the Manager: Sonal Desai

Tending her family’s garden as a child, the seeds were planted for Sonal Desai to succeed in the world of finance and economics through hard work, attention to detail and a research-driven, scientific approach. Today, she leads Franklin Templeton’s Fixed Income team, and is particularly excited about the growth of quantitative science—and how it can complement fundamental analysis. Learn more about Desai.

Meet the Manager: Serena Perin Vinton
Equity

Meet the Manager: Serena Perin Vinton

(Jerry Palmieri) made me realize that in this business, experience does matter, and portfolio managers can become more seasoned and better investors over time by learning from that experience.

Meet the Manager: Michael McCarthy
Equity

Meet the Manager: Michael McCarthy

Our analysts enjoy researching smaller companies that the rest of Wall Street tends to pay less attention to. Good research can definitely make a difference.

Meet the Manager: James Harper

Meet the Manager: James Harper

Being based in the Bahamas, I’m somewhat separated from the emotional turmoil that comes with the frenetic trading of Wall Street, and that can be a good thing. I don’t get distracted by the day-to-day noise of the markets.