W. Whitney George is a Co-Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager and a Managing Director of Royce & Associates, LLC, investment adviser to The Royce Funds.
Mr. George manages Royce Low-Priced Stock and Focus Value Funds, as well as Royce Focus Trust, a closed-end portfolio. He also co-manages Royce Premier Fund with Charles Royce, Royce Value Fund with Jay Kaplan, Royce Global Value Fund with David Nadel and Royce Capital Fund—Micro-Cap Portfolio with Jenifer Taylor. In addition, he serves as Assistant Portfolio Manager of Royce Micro-Cap Fund, Royce Value Plus Fund and Royce Global Select Fund. He has 28 years of investment industry experience.
Prior to joining Royce & Associates in 1991, Mr. George held positions with Dominick & Dominick, Inc., WR Lazard & Laidlaw, Inc., Laidlaw, Adams & Peck and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. He is a graduate of Trinity College.