Henry J. Lartigue, III

Henry is Chief Investment Officer and manager of the Avalon Equity and Balanced Portfolios. His investment experience spans over two decades of executive level industry experience including continued hands-on portfolio management responsibilities since 1987. Prior to joining Avalon in August 2002, Henry was Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and CIO of Chase Asset Management, with oversight for $80 billion in assets. Henry entered the investment management business in 1984 at Texas Commerce Bank; now a part of J.P. Morgan Chase. As a research analyst and equity fund manager from 1984 through 2000, Henry managed both small cap growth (1987–1994) and large cap growth (1994–2000) funds which were highlighted as top performers by Lipper Analytical Services and Morningstar. Henry holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tulane University in 1979, and received his MBA from the University of Houston in 1984. Henry currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering and as a Trustee of the Kinkaid School in Houston.

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Founding Partner, CIO,
Head of Equity Management

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764