Our Team


M.B.A. – University of Missouri – Columbia
B.S. – University of Missouri – Columbia


UMB Bank

Josh West, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Josh joined the Buffalo Funds in 2008 and has 18 years of professional investment experience. From 2005 to 2008, he worked at UMB Bank as an Equity Analyst.

At the Buffalo Funds, Josh works with equity portfolios.

Josh received a B.S. from the University of Missouri – Columbia and an M.B.A. from the University of Missouri – Columbia. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Years of Experience

Years at Buffalo Funds


Mid Cap Fund

Mid Cap Fund

Total Assets $201.82 Million  (12/31/21)
Expense Ratio 1.03% / 0.88%
Benchmark Morningstar U.S. Mid Growth

Manager since 2017
Growth Fund

Growth Fund

Total Assets $221.35 Million  (12/31/21)
Expense Ratio 0.92% / 0.77%
Benchmark Morningstar U.S. Growth

Manager since 2020

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.