Insight’s mission is to provide our clients with superior investment returns and the highest level of service. For over twenty years we have been on the path to accomplish that mission. The force that drives those efforts forward is our people. We believe we have assembled the strongest team ever in our history. We share the passion, dedication and experience to provide the best growth equity investment service available anywhere. Come share the journey with us!
Jim Collins is Insight’s CEO and Chief Investment Officer. Prior to founding Insight in 1988, Jim developed the foundations of Insight’s current three-step investment process as a venture capitalist, mutual fund manager, and later as a senior portfolio manager responsible for large institutional accounts for a major financial organization. He has been managing investments in small-cap growth stocks for more than 25 years.
Jim holds an MBA from Harvard University and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Randall Yurchak is Portfolio Manager for the All-Cap Growth, Small-Cap Growth, Large-Cap Growth, Concentrated Growth and Small/Mid-Cap Growth portfolios. He is also a member of Insight’s Investment Committee. Mr. Yurchak joined Insight in 2002 as an Analyst after completing graduate school. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, he was Portfolio Manager of the Mid-Cap Growth portfolio from 2007-2009.
Dragos Georgescu is Equity Analyst for the Small-Cap Growth, Concentrated Growth, Small/Mid-Cap Growth and Large-Cap Growth portfolios. Prior to joining Insight in 2011, he worked as a VP of Investment Research/Securities Analyst with Cambria Capital.
Dragos holds an MS degree in Finance from Edward Ageno School of Business – Golden Gate University and an MA and BS degree in Economics from California State University, San Jose. He also holds minor degrees in mathematics and computer science from California State University, San Jose.
Ricky Platt is an Equity Analyst and a member of Insight’s Investment Committee, having joined Insight in 2013. Prior to this, Ricky had been an Equity Analyst and Investment Manager in London, covering stocks listed in the UK and Europe. Ricky is a CFA charterholder and holds an Executive MBA from the Sir John Cass Business School in the City of London and a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Plymouth, England.
Sales & Marketing and Operations
Philip Hamilton serves as Insight’s Director of Marketing. Philip is a member of Insight’s Management Committee. Prior to joining Insight in 1999, he was a Senior Vice President with Quadra Capital Partners, Boston. He was a Senior Researcher in Finance at Harvard Business School. He also worked for The Boston Company.
Philip holds an MA degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University and a BA degree from the University of Maine.
As a member of the marketing team at Insight, Gordon oversees daily operations in the client servicing department. Gordon also is one of Insight’s key client contacts. Prior to joining Insight in 2000, Gordon worked on the floor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange as a Market Maker and Options trader.
Gordon received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Oregon.