Timothy Parton, managing director, is a portfolio manager within the U.S. Equity Group. An employee since 1986, Tim has managed a variety of Small and Mid-Cap portfolios over his tenure. Tim has been managing the J.P. Morgan Mid Cap Growth Strategy since November 2001 and the J.P. Morgan Growth Advantage Strategy since its inception in September 2005. In addition, Tim is a co-portfolio manager on the J.P. Morgan Equity Focus Strategy. Tim holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol in England. He is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and The CFA Institute, and a CFA charterholder.