Mr. Franco is a vice president and a portfolio manager for the Boston Trust and Walden Small and SMID Cap equity strategies. He also serves on the firm’s mid cap equity strategy team. Mr. Franco is a member of the Investment and Corporate Governance Committees, and is responsible for research and analysis in the information technology, telecom, and financial sectors.
Prior to joining Boston Trust in 2005, Mr. Franco worked as a senior research analyst at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray, in which capacity he conducted equity research for institutional clients. He has also served as a consultant in the financial services and technology industries. Mr. Franco holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute. He earned B.A. and M.B.A. degrees, magna cum laude, from Boston University and an M.S. in finance with honors from Boston College.