Justin Tugman is a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Perkins Small Cap Value and Perkins Mid Cap Value strategies. He has co-managed the Small Cap Value strategy since March 2009 and the Mid Cap Value strategy since March 2015. Mr. Tugman served as a research analyst covering the energy and utility sectors upon joining Perkins in June 2004 through December 2012. Prior to joining Perkins, he worked at Simmons & Company International as an analyst covering the energy sector during his four-year tenure at the firm. He received his bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Wyoming and an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from Tulane University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 16 years of financial industry experience.