Eventide hires portfolio management veteran to lead income

Eventide Asset Management
May 7, 2019 | 2 min read

Boston, MA – Eventide Asset Management announced today the hire of Dolores Bamford, CFA, to lead income investing for Eventide. Starting May 1, 2019, Ms. Bamford was named as portfolio manager for Eventide’s income investments.

Dolores-BamfordMs. Bamford has over 25 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Eventide this month, Ms. Bamford was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management for 13 years (2002-2015), most recently as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager on U.S. Value Equity. She also led Goldman Sachs’s U.S. Responsible Equity investments and co-led the Global Sustain Equity investments. Previously, Ms. Bamford was with Putnam Investments for 10 years (1992-2002), where she served as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager and Analyst on multiple value investments. Before that, Ms. Bamford was with Fidelity Investments (1988-1990), where she served in investment research.

Ms. Bamford holds an S.M. in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a dual-M.A. in Theology and Church History from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College. She is a CFA Charterholder and member of the Boston Society of Security Analysts.

Ms. Bamford joins Eventide portfolio manager Martin Wildy, CFA, on income, and after a transition of responsibilities, will take over Eventide’s income investments at the end of May. Mr. Wildy commented on the transition, “I have loved working with Eventide and deeply believe in the firm’s mission and values. However, for a combination of family and community reasons, I have decided to pursue an opportunity in my hometown of State College, PA. I’m thankful to the Eventide team for supporting me in this transition and in finding my long-term replacement. I am confident that Dolores will do a wonderful job for Eventide and its shareholders. Working closely with her, I’ve been very impressed by her skill as an investor and her heart for Eventide’s mission.”

Eventide CEO Robin John commented, “We are thrilled to have Dolores join Eventide. With her demonstrated track record of alpha generation throughout her career and shared passion for investing in companies serving the world, we believe Dolores is the perfect person to lead income investing for Eventide going forward.”

Eventide CIO Finny Kuruvilla, MD, PhD, also commented, “At Eventide, we have a very high standard to uphold. In addition to our fiduciary responsibility to shareholders, our shareholders are entrusting us to invest their money in companies that they can be proud to own. In this way, we invest our shareholders’ integrity as well. There is a sacred trust implicit in our work, and that makes every hire for Eventide of utmost importance. Having closely examined Dolores’s work and character, we have full confidence that she will carry out these responsibilities with excellence.”

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