Mr. Franco is a portfolio manager for the Boston Trust and Walden Small and SMID Cap equity strategies, and the lead manager for SMID Cap portfolios. He co-manages the Boston Trust SMID Cap Fund (BTSMX) and Walden SMID Cap Innovations Fund (WASMX). He also serves on the Mid Cap equity strategy team. Mr. Franco is a member of the Investment and Corporate Governance Committees, and contributes to research and analysis in the information technology and financial sectors.
Prior to joining Boston Trust in 2005, Mr. Franco worked as a senior research analyst at U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray. 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 BA and MBA degrees, magna cum laude, from Boston University and an MS in finance with honors from Boston College.