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Thomas C. Ognar, CFA
Mr. Ognar joined Wells Capital Management in 2005. Prior to joining Wells Capital Management, Mr. Ognar was with Strong Capital Management ("SCM") since January 1998, where he was a senior equity research analyst from October 1998 to 2002. Prior to joining SCM, he was a research analyst at M&I Investment Management Corp., and he was a trader at Republic Securities, Inc. Mr. Ognar received his B.A. degree in Finance from Miami University and his M.S. degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Funds Managed by Thomas C. Ognar
     

Average Annual Total Returns %
as of 03-31-2016

       

Expense Ratios
     
          1 Yr     3 Yr     5 Yr     10 Yr     Life   Gross %   Net %   Contract
Date
     

  Emerging Growth – WEMAX
Inception: 01-31-2007
  NAV   -20.21   4.07   4.86   --   5.57   1.34   1.34   09-30-16   Learn More  

POP   -24.80   2.03   3.63   --   4.89  

  Growth – SGRAX1
Inception: 12-31-1993
  NAV   -7.66   7.73   8.28   8.93   10.56   1.13   1.13   11-30-16   Learn More  

POP   -12.97   5.62   7.01   8.29   10.26  

  Large Cap Growth – STAFX
Inception: 12-30-1981
  NAV   -3.29   11.24   9.96   7.12   10.21   1.15   1.07   11-30-16   Learn More  

POP   -8.85   9.07   8.66   6.48   10.02  

  Premier Large Company Growth – EKJAX
Inception: 09-11-1935
  NAV   -5.53   9.57   9.69   8.25   10.29   1.11   1.11   11-30-16   Learn More  

POP   -10.98   7.44   8.40   7.61   10.21  

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