Joseph Higgins, Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager
Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager
Joseph Higgins serves as Vice President and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Oppenheimer Rising Dividends Fund. He joined the Oppenheimer Growth Team in January 2007. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Higgins was the Co-Portfolio Manager at the Windham Capital Management division of OFI Institutional Asset Management, Inc. In addition, he was a member of the Growth Team's Investment Policy and Strategy Committee. He has 29 years of investment experience.
Prior to joining the OppenheimerFunds in 2004, Mr. Higgins was a Vice President and Equity Portfolio Manager of Swiss Re Asset Management, Inc. He also worked at First Manhattan Company and Merrill Lynch & Co. in both sales and analyst roles.
Mr. Higgins received his B.S. degree from Manhattan College in Business and Computer Information Systems and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the New York Society of Security Analysts.
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