Mr. McCann is a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Core Balanced Portfolio and the Equity Risk Management Strategy. He is also responsible for the firm’s extensive investment research and new product development. Tim joined the Legg Mason equity marketing department in 2002 as a quantitative analyst and arrived at Stifel as part of the acquisition of Legg Mason’s Capital Markets Group in December 2005. He led the efforts to develop, refine, and implement the EquityCompass proprietary quantitative models and rules-based investment strategies. He was appointed Portfolio Manager in 2006 and promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager in 2008 overseeing all EquityCompass multi-strategy portfolios. Previously, he worked for Morgan Stanley and UBS Securities (via PaineWebber) in various positions.