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.
Randy graduated with an MBA from Arizona State University and earned a BS degree in Biochemistry from the University of Washington.
Dragos Georgescu is Co-Portfolio Manager for the Small/Mid Cap Growth portfolio and Equity Analyst for All Cap Growth, Small-Cap Growth, Large Cap Growth, Concentrated Growth and Mid Cap Growth portfolios. He is also a member of Insight’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Insight in 2011, he worked as a VP of Investment Research 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 Co-Portfolio Manager for the All Cap Growth portfolio and Equity Analyst for the Large Cap Growth, Mid Cap Growth, Small/Mid Cap Growth, Small Cap Growth and Concentrated Growth portfolios. He is also a member of Insight’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Insight in 2013, Ricky had been an Investment Manager and Equity Analyst 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 (with Honors) 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.