Michael Kass

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Michael joined Baron in 2007 as a portfolio manager and has 27 years of research experience. From 2003 to 2007, Michael was a managing principal of Artemis Advisors, LLC, which he formed to acquire the Artemis Funds, a long-short equity strategy he co-founded in 1998. From 1993 to 2003, Michael worked at ING Furman Selz as a director of proprietary trading and was named senior managing director and portfolio manager in 1996. From 1989 to 1993, he worked at Lazard Frères as an associate in investment banking. From 1987 to 1989, Michael worked at Bear Stearns & Co. as a corporate finance analyst. Michael graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University with a B.A. in Economics in 1987.