Managers

Meridian Contrarian Fund

 
James England Jr., CFA

James England, CFA

Portfolio Manager

James is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. He has been Portfolio Manager of the Meridian Contrarian Fund since 2001. James previously worked as an equity derivatives trader at Toronto Dominion Securities, in the equity sales and trading group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as a Consumer and Retail Analyst 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 holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Larry Cordisco

Larry Cordisco

Portfolio Manager

Larry Cordisco is a Portfolio Manager at ArrowMark Partners. 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.