Tom Perkins

PROFILE

Joined in 1998

Background

Tom Perkins is Co-Portfolio Manager of the Perkins Mid Cap Value, Perkins All Cap Value and Perkins Large Cap Value strategies. He has managed the Mid Cap Value strategy since August 1998, the All Cap Value strategy since September 2003 and the Large Cap Value strategy since October 2006. Prior to joining Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins) in April 1998, Mr. Perkins was an investment manager at Alliance Capital for 14 years. During his tenure, he managed $3 billion in equity assets for major institutional portfolios that included Fortune 500 companies, state funds and overseas corporations. He also spent 14 years at Kemper Financial Services with Bob Perkins as an investment research analyst and manager of the $1.5 billion Kemper insurance equity and convertible bond holdings. He was also responsible for Kemper's venture capital partnerships.

Education

Mr. Perkins received his bachelor of arts degree in history from Harvard College and has 43 years of financial industry experience.