Jon Friar is associate portfolio manager of the US Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy in the U.S. Equity Division. Previously, he was the portfolio manager for the business service strategy in the U.S. Equity Division. Jon is a member of the Investment Advisory Committees of the US Dividend Growth Equity, US Large-Cap Core Growth Equity, Financial Services Equity, US Growth Stock, US Small-Cap Growth II Equity, US Value Equity, and US Structured Research Equity Strategies. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Jon’s investment experience began in 2007, and he has been with T. Rowe Price since 2011, beginning in the U.S. Equity Division following financial companies. Previously, Jon was an intern covering health care facility outsourcers for the U.S. Equity Division in the summer of 2010. Prior to this, Jon was employed by Barclays Capital as an associate in structured product sales. Jon earned a B.A. in government and foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business.
Taymour R. Tamaddon is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. He is also a vice president of the T. Rowe Price Institutional International Funds, Inc., and the T. Rowe Price International Funds, Inc. He joined the firm in 2004 after serving as a summer intern with T. Rowe Price in 2003, covering the eye care industry. Prior to this, Taymour was employed by Amazon.com in the areas of finance and merchandizing. He was also a consultant with Booz Allen and Hamilton, specializing in the energy industry.