Edward K. von der Linde, Portfolio Manager, Managing Member
Prior to forming Linde, Hansen & Co., LLC, in 2009, Mr. von der Linde was a Partner and Director, Mid-Cap Value Equities at Lord, Abbett & Co. through mid-2008, which he joined in 1988. Previously, he had been an Equity Analyst at New York Life Insurance. Mr. von der Linde earned a BA, International Relations from Lake Forest College and a MBA from New York University.
Howard E. Hansen, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Managing Member
Prior to forming Linde, Hansen & Co., LLC in 2009, Mr. Hansen was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Lord, Abbett & Co. through 2008, which he joined in 1995. Previously, he was an Equity Analyst at Alfred Berg, Inc., Tiger Management and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Mr. Hansen earned a BS, Economics from Clarkson University, a MBA from Columbia University and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.