Investment Team

MICHAEL A. CAVARRETTA, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Team Leader


STEPHEN M. KNIGHTLY, CFA

Portfolio Manager


Chairman | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1988

Mr. Cavarretta is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Capital Appreciation strategy.  Mr. Cavarretta also is a Co-Team Leader for the Frontier Smid Research strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as Chairman.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • University of Maine – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 34 years experience

President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1992

Mr. Knightly is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Growth strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as President.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • Lehigh University – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 28 years experience

WILLIAM A. TEICHNER, CFA

Portfolio Manager


THOMAS W. DUNCAN, JR.

Portfolio Manager


Executive Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1992

Mr. Teichner is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Value strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Columbia University – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 28 years experience

Executive Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1993

Mr. Duncan is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Value strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as Director of Research.

  • Cornell University – MBA
  • Skidmore College – BA
  • 27 years experience

JAMES A. COLGAN

Portfolio Manager


G. MICHAEL NOVAK, JR.

Portfolio Manager


Senior Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1998

Mr. Colgan is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • MIT – MS, MBA
  • University of Massachusetts – MS
  • University of Connecticut – BS
  • 26 years experience

Senior Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1998

Mr. Novak is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • United States Military Academy – BS
  • 20 years experience

CHRISTOPHER J. SCARPA

Portfolio Manager


ANDREW B. BENNETT, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst


Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 2001

Mr. Scarpa is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Tufts University – BA
  • 19 years experience

Vice President | Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst | Joined in 2003

Mr. Bennett is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Capital Appreciation strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Special Situations.

  • Wheaton College – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 22 years experience

PETER G. KUECHLE

Team Leader and Research Analyst


JONATHAN M. LEVIN, MD

Research Analyst


Vice President | Team Leader and Research Analyst | Joined in 2002

Mr. Kuechle is a Co-Team Leader for the Frontier Smid Research strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Technology Services and Software.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Dartmouth College – BA
  • 22 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2004

Dr. Levin is a Research Analyst covering Health Care.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • MIT – MBA
  • Harvard School of Public Health – MPH
  • Emory University School of Medicine – MD
  • Yale University – BA
  • 15 years experience

RUSHAN (GREG) JIANG, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst


RAVI DABAS

Research Analyst


Vice President | Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst | Joined in 2005

Mr. Jiang is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Value strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Industrials.

  • MIT – MBA
  • Stanford University – MS
  • The University of Texas at Austin – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 15 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2007

Mr. Dabas is a Research Analyst covering Computer Services and Technology.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Houston – MS
  • University of New Delphi – BE
  • 19 years experience

NATHAN A. HAYMAN

Research Analyst


KRISTIN S. KING, CFA

Research Analyst


Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2008

Mr. Hayman is a Research Analyst covering Aerospace, Transportation and Housing.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Dartmouth College – MBA
  • Hebrew University Law School – LLB
  • 10 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2009

Ms. King is a Research Analyst covering Consumer.  She is an equity partner in the firm.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Notre Dame – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 13 years experience

MICHAEL E. GARGANO

Research Analyst


EMMANUEL (MANNY) FRANJUL

Research Analyst


Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2010

Mr. Gargano is a Research Analyst covering Health Care Services and Technology Hardware.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Boston College – BS
  • 20 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2011

Mr. Franjul is a Research Analyst covering Financial Services and Business Services.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Cornell University – MBA
  • Cornell University – BS
  • 7 years experience

DANIEL SCHÄFER

Research Analyst


URI L. NURKO, CFA

Research Analyst


Research Analyst | Joined in 2014

Mr. Schäfer is a Research Analyst covering Energy, Materials and Industrials.

  • Dartmouth College – MBA
  • University of Cooperative Education – BA
  • 6 years experience

Research Analyst | Joined in 2016

Mr. Nurko is a Research Analyst covering REITs and Financial Services.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Maryland – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 6 years experience

CAROLYN C. SHEA

Senior Trader


ALISON R. LYNCH

Junior Trader


Vice President | Senior Trader | Joined in 2007

Ms. Shea is an Institutional Trader for all Frontier portfolios.

  • St. Lawrence University – BA
  • 27 years experience

Junior Trader | Joined in 2017

Ms. Lynch is an Institutional Trader for all Frontier portfolios.

  • Emmanuel College – BA
  • 2 years experience

Investment Team

MICHAEL A. CAVARRETTA, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Team Leader


STEPHEN M. KNIGHTLY, CFA

Portfolio Manager


Chairman | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1988

Mr. Cavarretta is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Capital Appreciation strategy.  Mr. Cavarretta also is a Co-Team Leader for the Frontier Smid Research strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as Chairman.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • University of Maine – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 34 years experience

President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1992

Mr. Knightly is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Growth strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as President.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • Lehigh University – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 28 years experience

WILLIAM A. TEICHNER, CFA

Portfolio Manager


THOMAS W. DUNCAN, JR.

Portfolio Manager


Executive Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1992

Mr. Teichner is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Value strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Columbia University – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 28 years experience

Executive Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1993

Mr. Duncan is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Value strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he is a member of the Management Committee and serves as Director of Research.

  • Cornell University – MBA
  • Skidmore College – BA
  • 27 years experience

JAMES A. COLGAN

Portfolio Manager


G. MICHAEL NOVAK, JR.

Portfolio Manager


Senior Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1998

Mr. Colgan is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • MIT – MS, MBA
  • University of Massachusetts – MS
  • University of Connecticut – BS
  • 26 years experience

Senior Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 1998

Mr. Novak is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Small Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • United States Military Academy – BS
  • 20 years experience

CHRISTOPHER J. SCARPA

Portfolio Manager


ANDREW B. BENNETT, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst


Vice President | Portfolio Manager | Joined in 2001

Mr. Scarpa is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Growth strategy.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Tufts University – BA
  • 19 years experience

Vice President | Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst | Joined in 2003

Mr. Bennett is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Capital Appreciation strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Special Situations.

  • Wheaton College – BA
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 22 years experience

PETER G. KUECHLE

Team Leader and Research Analyst


JONATHAN M. LEVIN, MD

Research Analyst


Vice President | Team Leader and Research Analyst | Joined in 2002

Mr. Kuechle is a Co-Team Leader for the Frontier Smid Research strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Technology Services and Software.

  • Harvard University – MBA
  • Dartmouth College – BA
  • 22 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2004

Dr. Levin is a Research Analyst covering Health Care.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • MIT – MBA
  • Harvard School of Public Health – MPH
  • Emory University School of Medicine – MD
  • Yale University – BA
  • 15 years experience

RUSHAN (GREG) JIANG, CFA

Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst


RAVI DABAS

Research Analyst


Vice President | Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst | Joined in 2005

Mr. Jiang is a Portfolio Manager for the Frontier Mid Cap Value strategy.  An equity partner in the firm, he also serves as a Research Analyst covering Industrials.

  • MIT – MBA
  • Stanford University – MS
  • The University of Texas at Austin – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 15 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2007

Mr. Dabas is a Research Analyst covering Computer Services and Technology.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Houston – MS
  • University of New Delphi – BE
  • 19 years experience

NATHAN A. HAYMAN

Research Analyst


KRISTIN S. KING, CFA

Research Analyst


Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2008

Mr. Hayman is a Research Analyst covering Aerospace, Transportation and Housing.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Dartmouth College – MBA
  • Hebrew University Law School – LLB
  • 10 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2009

Ms. King is a Research Analyst covering Consumer.  She is an equity partner in the firm.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Notre Dame – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 13 years experience

MICHAEL E. GARGANO

Research Analyst


EMMANUEL (MANNY) FRANJUL

Research Analyst


Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2010

Mr. Gargano is a Research Analyst covering Health Care Services and Technology Hardware.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Boston College – BS
  • 20 years experience

Vice President | Research Analyst | Joined in 2011

Mr. Franjul is a Research Analyst covering Financial Services and Business Services.  He is an equity partner in the firm.

  • Cornell University – MBA
  • Cornell University – BS
  • 7 years experience

DANIEL SCHÄFER

Research Analyst


URI L. NURKO, CFA

Research Analyst


Research Analyst | Joined in 2014

Mr. Schäfer is a Research Analyst covering Energy, Materials and Industrials.

  • Dartmouth College – MBA
  • University of Cooperative Education – BA
  • 6 years experience

Research Analyst | Joined in 2016

Mr. Nurko is a Research Analyst covering REITs and Financial Services.

  • University of Pennsylvania – MBA
  • University of Maryland – BS
  • Chartered Financial Analyst®
  • 6 years experience

CAROLYN C. SHEA

Senior Trader


ALISON R. LYNCH

Junior Trader


Vice President | Senior Trader | Joined in 2007

Ms. Shea is an Institutional Trader for all Frontier portfolios.

  • St. Lawrence University – BA
  • 27 years experience

Junior Trader | Joined in 2017

Ms. Lynch is an Institutional Trader for all Frontier portfolios.

  • Emmanuel College – BA
  • 2 years experience