Meet The Team | Gordon Johnson, PhD, CFA

December 11, 2018

At LMCG, we believe the best partnerships are built upon strong relationships between people. In that spirit, we’ve created a “Meet the Team” blog series so you can get to know us better.

Gordon JohnsonMeet Gordon Johnson, PhD, CFA who is Co-Portfolio Manager for the LMCG International Small Cap Fund. Prior to joining LMCG in 2006, Gordon spent six years at Evergreen Investments as Senior Portfolio Manager and SVP/Director for the firm’s Global Structured Products.

We recently sat down with Gordon for a quick Q&A session to learn more about the person behind the portfolio. 

Person Behind the Portfolio | Gordon Johnson, PhD, CFA

Favorite band:
Pink Floyd

Favorite genre of music:
Classic Rock

Best concert ever attended: 
Paul McCartney at Fenway Park

Favorite sport/activity:
Gordon_Johnson_LMCG_MotorcycleRacing Motorcycles off-road in the California desert, although I haven’t been able to do this recently.

Favorite place that you have visited:
San Juan Mountains and the town of Durango in Colorado.

Dream destination:
Polynesia

What is the last book you read? Or what is the book you recommend:
“The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed our Minds” by Michael Lewis

What are you passionate about:
Music

What is your favorite movie:
October Sky

Is there anything you’d like the readers to know about you on a personal level?
I’m a Finance guy.  Fell in love with it as an undergraduate and kept going.  BS, MBA, PhD, all in Finance.  Also loved teaching Finance, first at California State University at Chico (where I was voted Finance teacher of the year by students) and later at UMASS Amherst, where I taught while getting my PhD.  I’ve taught Investments, Corporate Finance, and International Finance.  Investments was my favorite class to teach.

Gordon is a proud father of two sons and one daughter

To read Gordon's full bio, click here

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