Scott is the co-lead manager of the Large Cap Growth Opportunities Strategy and co-manager for the Mid Cap Growth Opportunities Strategy and related institutional portfolios. He joined the team managing Large Cap Growth Opportunities in 2006 and was named co-lead manager in 2008. He has been co-manager on Mid Cap Growth Opportunities since 2006.
Scott began working in the financial industry in 1989 and joined the firm in 2006. Previously, he worked at Ameriprise Financial (now Columbia Management) as co-manager of the Mid Cap Growth product and portfolio manager of the Premier Portfolio growth and core equity products, and senior research analyst for the retail/consumer products industry. Scott also co-managed a hedge fund for Deephaven LLC in Minneapolis.
Scott received a B.A. in finance from the University of St. Thomas and an M.B.A. in strategic management from the University of Minnesota. He also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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