Will Nasgovitz

Will Nasgovitz is CEO of Heartland Advisors and the Heartland Funds. He also is Portfolio Manager for the Select Value and Mid Cap Value Funds and their corresponding Opportunistic Value Equity and Mid Cap Value Strategies. 

Heartland Advisors Value Investing Portfolio Manager Will Nasgovitz

He began at Heartland Advisors in 2003 as a Research Associate and became Portfolio Manager in 2006 of the Select Value Fund, a Lipper Award winner for six consecutive years from 2007 to 2012. He added portfolio management responsibility for the Mid Cap Value Fund in 2015, and he also was Portfolio Manager of the Value Fund from 2009 to 2013.

Prior to joining the Firm, Nasgovitz was a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Associates.

Nasgovitz often shares his value investing market perspective with the national financial media, including Bloomberg, MarketWatch, TheStreet, and CNBC.

He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s in business in 2000.  

Investment Experience

  • Heartland Advisors, 2003-present
  • Cambridge Associates, 2000-2002

Education

  • B.B.A. in Business, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2000

Community Service

  • Milwaukee Urban Ecology Center, Board Member
  • Discovery World Science and Technology Center, Board Member

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News & Investing Perspectives

Heartland in the News
10/5/2018

Mid Cap Value Fund a 'Category King'

The Wall Street Journal recognized the Fund’s performance.

Heartland in the News
8/27/18

Heartland Profiled as Citywire’s Boutique of the Week

An inside look at the Firm in an interview featuring CEO and Portfolio Manager Will Nasgovitz and Portfolio Manager Colin McWey, CFA.

Water & Wells
8/14/18

Tripped up by a Low Hurdle

How low interest rates have led to a surge of money losing companies, and what that may mean as interest rates move higher.

Video
5/18 - 2:40

Banking Forecast: Holding, with a Chance of Headwinds

After a multi-year run, banks may be facing a rougher road ahead.

Heartland in the News
5/10/18

Opportunities Arriving by Sea and Sky?

Portfolio Managers Will Nasgovitz and Colin McWey, CFA share their stock picks for the long days of summer.

Video
4/18 - 2:39

A Look at Our Mid Cap Value Strategy

The Portfolio Management Team provides an overview.

Heartland in the News
1/25/18

Heartland CEO: Record Market Highs Haven’t Dried the River of Value

Will Nasgovitz was interviewed about the current environment for value investors.

Video
12/17 - 3:05

Follow at Your Own Risk

How ETF investors may be leaving money on the table in unloved sectors.

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