Investment Management

Small Cap Core

James Hasso

Head of U.S. Small Cap and Portfolio Manager

Total Years of Experience: 22

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James Hasso serves as the head of the U.S. small cap team and a portfolio manager for the small cap and SMID cap strategies at Voya Investment Management. Previously at the firm, James also covered the financial-related sectors as an analyst. Prior to joining the firm, Jim worked at First Investors Corporation, Valenzuela Capital Partners, Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management and Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell in research analyst/associate portfolio manager capacities. He received a BA in economics from Lehman College and an MBA in finance from Fordham University.

Joseph Basset, CFA

Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager

Total Years of Experience: 20

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Joseph Basset is an analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering the industrials, energy, materials and utilities sectors. He also is a portfolio manager for the small cap and SMID cap strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Joe taught economics and finance at the university level for eight years. He also covered semiconductor, information technology and communication equipment companies for Banc One and One Group Technology Fund. Joe received a BA in economics from Tulane University and an MBA and ABD in finance from the University of Texas. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Ted C. Graham, CFA

Equity Analyst

Total Years of Experience: 23

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Edward "Ted" Graham is an analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering the health care and biotech sectors. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a research analyst at CNBC/TheStreet.com covering the health care, oil and gas, and consumer sectors. He held similar roles as a research analyst at Galvin Asset Management, UBS Global Asset Management and Kern Capital Management, LLC. Ted received a BS in finance from Clemson University and an MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

John Helfst

Equity Analyst

Total Years of Experience: 22

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John Helfst is an analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering the financials and REIT sectors. Prior to joining the firm, he was an equity analyst on the small cap team at Schroders, where he provided analysis and investment recommendations within financial-related sectors. Previously, John worked as an analyst at Endeavour Capital Advisers and Salomon Smith Barney, mostly covering financial-related sectors. Earlier in his career he worked as a CMBS underwriter at Paine Webber and a real estate lender at PNC Bank. John received a BA from Colgate University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

Christopher Jennings

Equity Analyst

Total Years of Experience: 24

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Christopher Jennings is an analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering the technology sector. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management as a small cap technology analyst and held similar technology analyst roles at Saranac Capital Management, LP and at Salomon Brothers. He received a BA in American literature from Middlebury College and an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business.

Jeannette Y. Louh

Equity Analyst

Total Years of Experience: 13

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Jeannette Louh is an equity analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering the consumer durables, transports and commercial services sectors. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at JPMorgan Chase as a mergers and acquisitions analyst. She received a BA cum laude in economics and East Asian studies from Harvard University and an MBA in finance and economics from Columbia Business School.

Bruce Williams

Equity Analyst

Total Years of Experience: 23

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Bruce J. Williams is an analyst on the U.S. small cap team at Voya Investment Management covering consumer services and retail sectors. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a co-portfolio manager for Cerner Capital Management, a registered investment advisor, where he provided financial analysis and recommendations for public and private investments within the consumer and e-commerce industries. Previously, Bruce worked as an analyst at J.P. Morgan Investment Management for 16 years, the bulk of which he spent covering the consumer sector. Earlier in his career he worked as a senior tax consultant at Arthur Anderson. Bruce received a BS in accounting from Florida A&M University and an MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.

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