SGA
Sustainable Growth Advisers

George Fraise

Founding Principal

George is an Analyst, a Portfolio Manager and a member of the Investment Committee at Sustainable Growth Advisers. He is also a member of the firm’s Advisory Board and its Executive Committee. Prior to founding Sustainable Growth Advisers with Gordon Marchand and Rob Rohn in 2003, George was Executive Vice President of Yeager, Wood & Marshall, Inc since 2000 where he was a member of the Investment Policy Committee, a member of the Board of Directors and co-manager of the John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund and the U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund, Ltd, an offshore fund.

George began his investment career in 1987 as an International equity analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert covering closed-end country funds. In 1990, he joined Smith Barney as a senior analyst responsible for the global coverage of electrical equipment stocks. He also held a senior analyst position at Chancellor Capital Management where he was responsible for covering a number of capital goods industries. In 1997, George joined Scudder Kemper Investments where he was Senior Vice President and co-manager of the Scudder Large Company Growth Fund. George has a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He grew up overseas and is fluent in French.