David Winters is the managing member of Wintergreen Advisers, LLC and has over twenty five years’ experience analyzing securities. He is the Portfolio Manager of Wintergreen Fund (WGRNX), a no-load global value fund which he started in 2005, and which added an Institutional Class of shares in December 2011 (WGRIX). Prior to forming Wintergreen Advisers in May 2005, Mr. Winters held various positions with Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC, including, president, chief executive officer and chief investment officer. Mr. Winters led the Mutual Series group of global and domestic equity value funds and served as the chief investment officer of Franklin Mutual Advisers, LLC with assets under management in excess of $35 billion. Mr. Winters graduated from Cornell University with a BA in economics and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.