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Ranger Investment Management

2828 N Harwood Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States
Contact :      Katie Myers
Phone :       (214)871-5249
Fax :             (214)871-5201
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Ranger Investment Management Information

Type of organization : Limited Partnership
Total Assets Managed ($Mil) : $1,884
Tax-Exempt Managed ($Mil) : $1,542
Taxable Assets Managed ($Mil) : $342
Year Founded : 2002
Wrap Programs Offered? : No
# of Accounts Managed : 43
In-House Research : 70 %
Carries liability insurance? : Yes
Errors & Omission Insurance? : Yes
Socially Responsible? : No
Minority Owned? : No
Wrap Program Description  
In $ Thousands

Ranger Investment Management History

Ranger Investment Management, L.P. (ďRangerĒ) is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser, which began managing small and mid capitalization growth portfolios in May of 2003. Rangerís team is comprised of 22 individuals. Nine (9) of these employees hold 100% of the equity participation interests in the firm; of this total, five (5) are members of the investment team. The investment team consists of 6 professionals: Conrad Doenges, who serves as the firmís Portfolio Manager; three Sector Managers, Andrew Hill, Joe LaBate and Brian Graeme; a Trader, Brian Busby; and an Associate Trader, Elizabeth McCain. The firmís established infrastructure, which is comprised of a President, COO / CFO, in-house General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, a full staff of accounting and operations professionals, and a client relationship manager, allows the investment team to focus on managing client assets. Currently, Rangerís investment team is staffed to accommodate a very large level of assets.

Assets by Client Category Professional Categories
Assets   # of Clients Amount ($Mil)  
Individuals/Trusts :
Limited Partnership :
Foundations :
Unions, Taft-Hartley :
Public :
Others :
Total # of Professional : 12 Analysts : 3
Portfolio Managers : 1 Traders : 2
Client Service : 3 Operation : 12

Ranger Investment Management Personnel

Mr.  Conrad  Doenges

Portfolio Manager
Tel : 214-871-5265
Mr. Doenges joined Ranger Investments in 2004 and serves as the Portfolio Manager for the firmís Small, Mid and SMid-Cap growth strategies. Mr. Doenges also has primary research responsibility for consumer discretionary, consumer staples and producer durables companies. Prior to joining Ranger, Mr. Doenges served as a Partner, Managing Director and Co-Chief Investment Officer for John McStay Investment Counsel. Mr. Doenges was employed by John McStay from 1998 to 2004. Throughout his tenure he was responsible for portfolio management, research, new business development and client service. From 1996 - 1998 Mr. Doenges served as President of Newcastle Capital Management, a boutique investment research firm that provided investment research to clients which included Friess Associates and John McStay Investment Counsel. At Newcastle, Mr. Doengesí research primarily focused on the consumer sector. Prior to forming Newcastle Capital Management, Mr. Doenges worked as an analyst for Friess Associates from 1991-1996. Mr. Doenges started his career in 1988 as a credit analyst with Nations Bank (later renamed Bank of America). Over the next two years he served as an Associate working on numerous investment banking deals of several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Doenges graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. degree in History. Mr. Doenges served as student body president of Davidson College.

Mr.  Brian Busby

Securities Trader
Tel : 214-871-5231
Mr. Busby joined Ranger Investments as an Associate Trader in 2003. In 2005 he was promoted to Head of Trading operations. Mr. Busby is also responsible for supporting the investment team through statistical analysis and portfolio analytics, including generating the Suspect List on a weekly basis Mr. Busby graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A. in Finance.

Mr.  Andrew  Hill

Tel : 214-871-5243
Mr. Hill serves as a Sector Manager for Ranger Investments, a position he has held since April 2003. His primary research focus is on financial services, oil and gas and energy. Prior to joining the Ranger Investments team in April 2003, Mr. Hill served as a Research Analyst for Ranger Partners, an activist hedge fund where he served as a generalist. From March 1998 to September 2002, Mr. Hill worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Inc. (formerly Wasserstein Perella & Co.) His research experience includes purchase and sale assignments, hostile takeover defense advisory work, restructurings and special committee assignments in a variety of industries. From July 1996 to March 1998, Mr. Hill served as Corporate Finance analyst for Dain Rauscher Wessels, Inc. Mr. Hill earned a B.A. degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Vanderbilt University

Mr.  Joseph LaBate

Tel : 214-871-5259
Mr. LaBate serves as a Sector Manager for Ranger Investments, a position he has held since November 2002. His primary research focus is on healthcare and industrials. From April 2002 - November 2002, Mr. LaBate served as a Portfolio Manager for RedHawk Advisors LLC and conducted fundamental equity research with a focus on small-cap healthcare securities. While attending graduate school at Southern Methodist University, Mr. LaBate was a Portfolio Manager for the $700 million Nancy Underwood endowment. As part of this role, he had research responsibilities for the industrial and consumer sectors. From 2000 until 2002, Mr. LaBate served an Associate within J.P. Morgan's Investment Banking group covering municipal issuers, including Hospitals, within the Southwest region. From 1996 to 2000 Mr. LaBate served as a Junior Portfolio Manager within J.P. Morgan's Discretionary Asset Management group covering high net worth individuals. Mr. LaBate earned a B.S. degree in Finance, Cum Laude, from Siena College and an M.B.A. degree from Southern Methodist University.

Ms.  Katie Myers

Data Preparer
Tel : 214-871-5249

Mr.  Brian Graeme

Tel : 214-871-5247
Mr. Graeme serves as a Sector Manager for Ranger Investments, a position he has held since 2009. His primary research focus is on the technology, telecommunications and defense/security sectors.† Prior to joining Ranger Investments, from 2006 to 2009, Mr. Graeme served as a Founder and Principal for Graeme Capital Management, LLC.† From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Graeme was an associate of and employed with, Conrad Doenges at John McStay Investment Counsel, LLP, where Mr. Graeme served successively as a Senior Portfolio Manager, Assistant Portfolio Manager, and Research Associate.† From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Graeme served as a Manager for Hispanic Broadcasters of Arizona and a Partner and Co-Founder of Audio Direct, LLC.††† Mr. Graeme began his career as a Consultant for Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Graeme earned a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Arizona, and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. †In addition, Mr. Graeme holds the designation of a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ms.  Elizabeth McCain

Securities Trader
Tel : 214-871-5200
Ms. McCain joined Ranger Investments as an Associate Trader in 2009.†Ms. McCain is also responsible for supporting the investment team through statistical analysis and portfolio analytics.† Ms. McCain graduated Cum Laude from Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A. in Finance and a minor in Art History.

Ranger Investment Management Product Name

Ranger Small Cap:Privately Managed Accounts
Ranger Mid Cap:Privately Managed Accounts
Ranger SMid Cap:Privately Managed Accounts
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