Lead Portfolio Manager
John Clausen is Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for the Cortina Small Cap Value Strategy and has been with Cortina Asset Management since 2011. He has 17 years experience in the investment industry. Prior to joining Cortina, John was a Senior Equity Analyst for the value-oriented Mutual Series Group of Franklin Templeton Investments. Before that he served as an Equity Associate at Friedman Billings Ramsey and as an Equity Analyst with the State of New Jersey, Division of Investments. His financial sector experience began in 1998 as a Bank Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. John is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts and the CFA Institute.
Gregory Waterman, CFA is Director and Portfolio Manager for the Cortina Small Cap Value Strategy. Gregory has 12 years experience in the investment industry. He joined Cortina Asset Management in 2014 as a Senior Equity Analyst supporting the Small Cap Value Strategy, and he currently focuses on covering the Health Care, Energy, and Technology sectors. Prior to Cortina, he was with Goldman Sachs where he worked on the Health Care Team in Global Investment Research as a Vice President and Senior Research Analyst covering Specialty Pharmaceuticals. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Securities Analysts.