Managers

Meridian Contrarian Fund

 
James England Jr., CFA

James England, CFA

Portfolio Manager
James England is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Colorado Holdings, LLC. He has been Portfolio Manager of the Meridian Contrarian Fund since 2004 and the Meridian Equity Income Fund since 2012. Prior to this James was an analyst on the Meridian Contrarian Fund from 2001-2003. Before joining Meridian Funds he worked as an equity derivatives trader at TD Securities, in the equity sales & trading group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as an Equity Research Analyst covering consumer and retail at The Seidler Companies. James received his bachelor's degree from McGill University and a master's degree in business administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Larry Cordisco

Larry Cordisco

Portfolio Manager
Larry Cordisco is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Colorado Holdings, LLC. He began his career with the Meridian Funds as an equity analyst for the Meridian Contrarian Fund from 2003 to 2011, and rejoined the firm in 2012 as a co-manager for the Meridian Growth Fund. He currently serves as a co-manager on both the Meridian Contrarian Fund and the Meridian Equity Income Fund. Mr. Cordisco began his professional career in the public sector, working as a public policy analyst in Washington D.C, and later as a business consultant at Accenture. Following business school, Mr. Cordisco spent three years at Banc of America Securities covering broadcasting, IT services, and software stocks in the firm's equity research department in New York and San Francisco. Mr. Cordisco's educational background includes an undergraduate degree in political science from UC Santa Barbara, a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University, and a master's degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.