About James D. Hamel
James D. Hamel is a managing director of Artisan Partners and a portfolio manager on the Growth team. In this role he is lead portfolio manager for the Artisan Global Opportunities strategy and portfolio manager for the Artisan U.S. Mid-Cap Growth and U.S. Small-Cap Growth strategies. Prior to joining Artisan Partners in May 1997, James was a financial associate, cost analyst and operations manager of Kimberly-Clark Corporation from March 1990 to May 1997. He began his career at Carlson, Posten & Associates. James holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis where he was a three-time Academic All-American, he is also CFA charterholder.