Viewpoints by Ryan P. Lentell, CFA, at Manulife Investment Management
Ryan is the lead portfolio manager of the Bank Opportunities strategy, a portfolio manager of the Financial Industries strategy, and a member of the Capital Appreciation team, providing fundamental research on the financial sector for all diversified strategies managed by the team. Prior to joining the company in 2008 as an investment analyst, he was a senior equity analyst at Morningstar. Previously, he was a vice president at The Lentell Group, an investment advisory firm. Ryan began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as a consultant. Ryan holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society Boston.
- Education: B.S. in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia; M.B.A., University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
- Joined the company: 2008
- Began career: 1999
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