Our Team

Education:

M.B.A. – Southern Methodist University
B.S. – University of Kansas (Business Admin)

Experience:

USAA
Waddell & Reed

Bob Male, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Bob joined the Buffalo Funds in 1997 and has 33 years of professional investment experience. From 1991 to 1997, Bob worked at USAA as a Senior Equity Analyst.

At the Buffalo Funds, Bob works with equity portfolios, and his focus areas include leisure, financial services, and retail.

Bob received a B.S. from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Years of Experience

Years at Buffalo Funds

FUNDS MANAGED

Small Cap Fund

Total Assets $527.80 Million  (7/1/19)
Expense Ratio 1.01% / 0.86%
Benchmark Morningstar U.S. Small Growth

Small Cap (Since Inception)

Recent Articles

Media coverage regarding the Portfolio Manager, Funds Managed, and the Buffalo Funds in general.

Focusing on Midcaps with Secular Growth Tailwinds

Josh West and Chris Carter, Buffalo Mid Cap co-portfolio managers, discuss a variety of issues affecting their investment strategy, including the current interest rate environment, globalization, the growth of ESG investing, and Millennials.

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“Industry Perspectives” 1Q 2019

Equity markets produced a significant reversal in the 1st quarter of 2019 following one of the worst periods of performance to close out 2018. Much of the reversal in market sentiment was a result of the change in the Federal Reserve’s (the Fed) policies, providing a more growth-friendly backdrop, combined with the anticipation that a U.S. – China trade deal is imminent.

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Fundamental Approach

We get to know the companies we invest in and learn how they run their business.

Top-Down & Bottom-Up

We identify Top-Down broad, secular growth trends and search for companies from the Bottom-Up.

Proprietary Philosophy

We construct our portfolios based on our own proprietary investment strategy.

Disciplined Investing

Sticking to our disciplined investment strategy ensures we maintain a consistent, balanced approach.