Joel P. Fried (MBA '86)

Joel P. Fried (MBA '86)

Joel P. FriedJoel P. Fried currently serves as president and director of PRIMECAP Management Company, a Pasadena based investment management firm he joined in 1986. He also serves as co-chief executive officer and trustee of the PRIMECAP Odyssey Funds.

In 2003 and 2014, Mr. Fried was awarded the Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year Award by Morningstar. In 1997, 1999, and 2000, Morningstar named Mr. Fried runner-up for its Manager of the Year Award. Mr. Fried is a portfolio manager for several mutual funds that have been awarded Lipper’s Performance Achievement Award.

The PRIMECAP Odyssey Aggressive Growth Fund was recognized in 2014 and 2015 as the #1 Mid-Cap Growth Fund for the preceding 5 years. The Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund was recognized in 2014 as the #1 Large-Cap Core Fund (10 years) and in 1999 as the #1 Multi-Cap Core Fund (15 years). In 2008, The Vanguard Capital Opportunity Fund was recognized as the #1 Multi-Cap Core Fund (15 years).

Mr. Fried received his B.S. in Economic Systems/Science from UCLA and his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.