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James McBride, CFA

Lead Portfolio Manager

Mr. McBride is Lead Portfolio Manager of the Scout Small Cap Equity Strategy, including the Scout Small Cap Fund. Prior to joining the firm through acquisition in 2009, he worked as vice president and portfolio manager of TrendStar, a firm he co-founded in 2003. Prior to TrendStar, Mr. McBride was previously employed by KCM as a vice president and research analyst and also served in a number of increasingly responsible positions with Hewlett-Packard and subsidiary companies of Hewlett-Packard from 1989 through 2000. He has 26 years of financial industry experience. Mr. McBride earned his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Mechanical Engineering from Wichita State University. Mr. McBride is also a graduate of the General Electric Manufacturing Management Program for Manufacturing Engineers in 1986. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Kansas City, as well as the CFA Institute.

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Tim Miller, CFA

Co-Portfolio Manager

Mr. Miller is Co-Portfolio Manager of the Scout Small Cap Equity Strategy, including the Scout Small Cap Fund. Prior to joining the investment management team in 2013, he provided fundamental research in the industrials and materials sectors as a senior investment analyst. Before joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Miller served as senior investment analyst for American Century Investments, providing equity research coverage of the energy, industrials and materials sectors. In addition, Mr. Miller provided generalist coverage as needed for the consumer discretionary, consumer staples, information technology and health care sectors. Previous employers include Insight Capital Research & Management, C.E. Unterberg Towbin and Banc of America Securities. He has 21 years of financial industry experience. Mr. Miller earned his MBA with a concentration in Finance from Indiana University and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from UCLA. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Kansas City, as well as the CFA Institute.   

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