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Episode 5: Scott Phillips on Buy Right and Sit Tight

Scott Phillips is a Principal and Chief Investment Officer at Templeton and Phillips Capital Management, LLC. Mr. Phillips also serves as Managing Member to the Templeton and Phillips Partners Fund, LLC. Prior to joining Templeton and Phillips, Mr. Phillips owned and operated Cumberland Capital, a firm providing equity research to global and emerging market hedge funds. Before founding Cumberland, Scott was employed as a research analyst at hedge fund management company Green Cay Asset Management, where he served as the lead analyst on a hard assets fund. Prior to joining Green Cay, he was employed as a research associate at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (and its predecessor firms: SunTrust Equitable Securities, and Robinson Humphrey). Mr. Phillips serves on the Finance Committee for the John Templeton Foundation, the Audit Committee for Templeton Foundation, Inc. and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Templeton Foundation, Inc. Scott is the author or coauthor of three investment related books, including Investing the Templeton Way (McGraw Hill, 2008), Buying at the Point of Maximum Pessimism (Pearson, 2010), and coauthor to the revised edition of The Templeton Touch (Templeton Press, 2012). Mr. Phillips received his B.A. from Sewanee: The University of the South.