Professional Staff

English
PATRICK J. ENGLISH, CFA – 57
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer
Experience: 33 Years – Joined FMI: 1986
Stanford University, BA
Prior Experience: Dodge and Cox, Inc., 1985-1986
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Brandser
JOHN S. BRANDSER – 56
President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
Experience: 33 Years – Joined FMI: 1995
University of Minnesota–Duluth, BA Accounting
Prior Experience: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation, 1985-1995
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Bloom
JONATHAN T. BLOOM, CFA – 37
Director of Research
Experience: 8 years – Joined FMI: 2010
Columbia Business School, MBA; Brown University, BA
Prior Experience: Applied Value Investing Program, Columbia Business School, 2008-2009
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Helf
ROBERT M. HELF, CFA – 49
Research Analyst
Experience: 28 Years – Joined FMI: 1998
University of Southern California, BS; University of Wisconsin, MS
Applied Securities Analysis Program, University of Wisconsin 1992-1993
Prior Experience: Everen Securities, 1994-1997; Robert W. Baird, 1990-1992
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Ramer
ANDY P. RAMER, CFA – 43
Research Analyst
Experience: 21 years – Joined FMI: 2002
University of Illinois, BS
Prior Experience: Bufka & Rodgers, LLC, 1997-2002
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Goetzinger
MATTHEW J. GOETZINGER, CFA – 40
Research Analyst
Experience: 17 years – Joined FMI: 2004
University of Wisconsin–Madison, MS, BBA
Prior Experience: Applied Securities Analysis Program, University of Wisconsin, 2003-2004; Strong Investments, Inc., 2001-2002
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Sievers
DANIEL G. SIEVERS, CFA – 32
Research Analyst
Experience: 10 years – Joined FMI: 2009
Boston College, BS
Prior Experience: Evergreen Investment Management Company, LLC, 2008-2009
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Sullivan
MATTHEW T. SULLIVAN, CFA – 27
Research Analyst
Experience: 5 years – Joined FMI: 2013
Brown University, BA
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Teschendorf
JORDAN S. TESCHENDORF, CFA – 25
Research Analyst
Experience: 3 years – Joined FMI: 2015
University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS, BBA
Prior Experience: Applied Securities Analysis Program, University of Wisconsin, 2014-2015
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Karek
BENJAMIN D. KAREK – 30
Research Analyst
Experience: 1 year – Joined FMI: 2017
Columbia Business School, MBA; University of Michigan, BA
Prior Experience: Applied Value Investing Program, Columbia Business School, 2015-2017
Passed all three levels of the CFA Program and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience
Burns
BLADEN J. BURNS, CFA – 48
Senior Vice President – Marketing/Client Service
Experience: 26 Years – Joined FMI: 2002
Boston University, BS Business Administration
Prior Experience: Strong Capital Management, 1996-2002;
Wellesley Group Inc., 1994-1996; Brown, Brothers, Harriman, 1992-1994
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Stanley
MICHAEL S. STANLEY – 39
Vice President – Marketing/Client Service
Experience: 18 years – Joined FMI: 2003
Marquette University, MBA; University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, BBA
Prior Experience: Strong Capital Management, 2000-2003
Member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee
Nichols
CARRIE B. NICHOLS – 35
Vice President – Client Service
Experience: 13 years – Joined FMI: 2015
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, BS
Prior Experience: FactSet Research Systems, Inc., 2006-2015; Nicholas Company, Inc., 2005-2006
Peterson
DREW D. PETERSON – 23
Associate – Client Service
Experience: 1 Year – Joined FMI: 2018
University of Wisconsin – Madison, BBA
Taske
JESSICA P. TASKE – 37
Vice President – Administration
Experience: 16 years – Joined FMI: 2004
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, BS
Prior Experience: Wells Fargo, 2003-2004; Strong Capital Management, 2002-2003
Hirsch
COLLIN M. HIRSCH – 37
Senior Trader
Experience: 16 years – Joined FMI: 2007
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BA, MS
Prior Experience: Artisan Partners, 2002-2007
Smith
NORA S. NICOLS (SMITH) – 31
Vice President – Portfolio Administration/Trading
Experience: 9 years – Joined FMI: 2009
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BA
Rusch
RYAN P. RUSCH – 30
Associate – Portfolio Administration/Trading
Experience: 8 years – Joined FMI: 2011
Marquette University, BA
Prior Experience: Cortina Asset Management, 2010-2011
Zaman
AMMNA ZAMAN, CPA – 26
Associate – Portfolio Administration/Trading
Experience: 2 Years – Joined FMI: 2018
Carroll University, BS
Prior Experience: Zaman Properties, LLC (2016-2018); Baker Tilly Virchow Krause (2015-2016)
Ladwig
RYAN J. LADWIG, CPA – 31
Operations & Compliance Officer
Experience: 8 Years – Joined FMI: 2017
University of Wisconsin – Madison, BBA
Prior Experience: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (2014-2017); First Industrial Realty Trust (2010-2014)
Grebe
LAUREN A. GREBE, CPA – 31
Chief Compliance Officer – FMI Funds, Inc.
Experience: 9 Years – Joined FMI: 2016
Marquette University, BS
Prior Experience: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (2009-2016)