Ms. Geritz is the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Frontier Emerging Small Countries Fund. She has been a Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund since 2009 and a Portfolio Manager for the Wasatch International Opportunities Fund since 2011. She first joined Wasatch Advisors in 2006 as a Senior Equities Analyst on the international research team.
Before joining Wasatch Advisors, Ms. Geritz worked as a senior analyst for Mellon Corporation, where she made investment recommendations for two of the company’s small-cap growth funds. Prior to joining Mellon Corporation, she spent four years analyzing securities for various products at American Century Investments, where her stock selections represented approximately one-third of the assets held in each mid-cap growth portfolio.
Ms. Geritz graduated with honors from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History. Later, she earned a Master’s Degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures. Before completing her Master’s Degree, she spent one year in Japan, where she translated and interpreted documents for the Board of Education and wrote and broadcast a weekly radio program in both English and Japanese. She is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the Denver Society of Financial Analysts.
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