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locke.gif (3998 bytes)  Leila C. Jenkins is President of Locke Capital Management, Inc., a global investment advisory firm. She has worked as a money manager, investment analyst, economist and investment banker for the past twenty-three years. She has a global investment management performance record of 27.7% on an annual compound basis for the past seventeen years.


Before joining Locke, she was President and Head of Research at Whitehorne & Co., a global investment management and research boutique. Prior to that, she was at the Bankers Trust Company, from 1986 until 1991 in New York and London, as Head of Emerging Markets Investment Management. She also worked in the Global Investment Management Group and Strategic Planning with BT Securities, BT Brokerage and the Equity Derivatives Underwriting Group.


Before joining Bankers Trust, Ms. Jenkins founded Shields & Company, a NYSE member firm, and its subsidiaries, Capital Management Associates, an investment advisory firm, and Shields Associates, an investment manager selection consulting firm, with four other professionals in 1982. She worked for Shields in New York and Australia. She also held positions at Chemical Bank as a Senior Research Analyst in New York and the Bank of Boston as an International Economist in Boston, Brazil and Argentina.


Ms. Jenkins holds a BA degree in Economics from Boston College and an MPA degree from the Kennedy School of Government and the Business School at Harvard University, where she focused on the impact of global public policy on the world's financial markets. She also completed an Executive International Finance program at the Colgate Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. Additionally, she served as a member of the Kennedy School of Government/Harvard's Finance Committee and the Security Industry Association’s Government Relations Committee. As a volunteer, she is an International Judge for the International Sailing Federation.


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