New York-based John Fogarty works at Alliance Bernstein as a senior vice president and portfolio manager. In 2012, he was named portfolio manager for US large cap growth portfolios and in 2009 as a portfolio manager for US growth and US growth & income funds. Fogarty began his career at the firm in 1988 working in quantitative research; in 1995 he was a quantitative analyst before taking up the role of portfolio manager in 1997 in the US large cap growth team. He spent nearly three years as a hedge fund manager at Dialectic Capital Management and Vardon Partners before re-joining Alliance Bernstein in 2007 as a fundamental research analyst covering consumer-discretionary stocks in the US. Fogarty holds a BA in history from Columbia University and is a CFA charterholder.