Retired Mutual Fund Manager
Pratima is a retired fund manager with experience at Fidelity Investments as Director of Research and member of an equity team managing assets of high net-worth families and charitable entities.
Matthew Apkarian, CFA MBA'20
Associate Director, Product Development, Cerulli Associates
Matt is a former Executive Portfolio Manager of the Babson College Fund. His professional career has been spent in several roles at Fidelity Investments, most recently as an Investment Data Analyst for Strategic Advisers.
Lucas Brown '07, MSF '22
Entreprenuer & Investor
Lucas is a former Quant analyst for the Babson College Fund. Lucas founded Geeks in the Woods and its startup venture studio with his twin brother. He focuses on understanding the patterns and key components of building SaaS companies that achieve both rapid growth and sustainability.
Retired Manager, Research and Instruction
Jack has over 30 years of experience in managing, budgeting, evaluating, and utilizing information products, market data services, and third-party research services for investment management, banking, and consulting enterprises.
Edward Ciancarelli, CFA, ’00
Principal & Senior Portfolio Manager, The Colony Group
Edward has over twenty years of experience in equity research and portfolio management. He currently manages The Colony Group’s Small Cap, International Developed, and Emerging Market strategies. In his prior role at Eaton Vance, he conducted fundamental research on European and Japanese equities across all sectors with a focus on financials and technology.
Richard Grasfeder, CFA, MBA’05
Senior Portfolio Manager, Nixon Peabody LLP
Richard co-manages the firm’s internally managed fundamental equity strategies and heads the firm’s equity research efforts. His prior equity research experience includes sell-side research within the technology sector, and buy-side research covering technology, energy, industrials, materials, and utilities, and managing a technology sector fund.
Patrick Gregory, CFA
Managing Director, Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, Faculty Director, Babson College Fund Director, Senior Lecturer
Patrick Gregory, CFA is the Managing Director of the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, the Director of the Babson College Fund, and a Senior Lecturer in the Finance Division at Babson College. Before joining the faculty, Patrick was an institutional portfolio manager at FM Global from 2007-2015, where he managed the Healthcare, Internet, and Telecom sectors of a $6 billion equity portfolio. He was also responsible for the evaluation, selection, and ongoing evaluation of third-party investment managers.
John Hickling, CFA
Retired Hedge Fund Manager
John was a mutual fund manager at Fidelity Investments for many years, spending much of his career managing the firm’s international funds. He then launched an international long/short hedge fund that he later sold in 2007.
Colleen MacPherson, CFA, MBA’14
Director of Research, Portfolio Manager, Penobscot Investment Management Company
Colleen has over ten years of experience in the finance industry, having spent time at Brown Brothers & Harriman and Eaton Vance prior to her current role as Director of Research and Portfolio Manager at Penobscot Investment Management Company.
George Massey MBA’20, MSF’21
Managing Member, Ellisville Harbour Partners
George is a former Materials/Energy analyst for the Babson College Fund. While at Babson, George launched Ellisville Harbour Partners, a global, concentrated strategy investing in companies with emerging technologies in frontier markets.
Pete is currently a Partner at Greycroft, leading their crossover investment strategy. Prior to that, he spent 26 years at Fidelity Investments, most recently as the Managing Director for their late-stage private equity group. He also has extensive experience managing or co-managing Fidelity’s Contrafund, Balanced fund, Fifty fund, and Mid Cap fund and several sector-based funds.
James Spencer, CFA '73
Former CIO, Cambridge Trust Co.
Jim has over 25 years of experience in investment management with expertise covering specialty chemicals. He is the former CIO of Cambridge Trust Company. Institutional Investor Magazine named Jim a member of its All-American Research Team for eight years.
Retired Hedge Fund Manager
Holland has extensive experience as a research analyst and portfolio manager for long/short equity funds, with expertise in technology, energy, and natural resource sectors.