Resume: Mellody Hobson
32, President, Ariel Capital Management Inc., Ariel Mutual Funds, Chicago, Illinois
1983 by Chairman and CEO John W. Rogers Jr.
$6.5 billion; $1.3 billion in two no-load equity funds
Ariel Fund, 9.19%, vs. 10.96% for peer group; Ariel Appreciation, 12.73%, vs. 6.53%
Deep value, small- and medium-size companies