Growth Equity Portfolio Manager
34 Years of Investment Experience
Mr. LaPrade is a Partner at Sawgrass Asset Management and serves as an Equity Portfolio Manager, primarily responsible for large and small cap growth portfolios at Sawgrass Asset Management. As a member of the equity research committee and the firm’s management committee, he is responsible for merging quantitative equity models with specific security selection. Prior to Sawgrass, he was an equity portfolio manager with Barnett Capital Advisors, Inc. where he was an integral part of the institutional investment team and research committee. Mr. LaPrade received his B.S. in Accounting from Furman University. He is a member of the Jacksonville Financial Analysts Society and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from The CFA Institute (formerly AIMR), of which he is also a member.