Jeffrey O. Drinan joined NewSouth Capital Management, Inc. in 1986 and is currently a member of the research team. Prior to joining NewSouth, Mr. Drinan was a Pension Analyst, Economist, and Cash Manager with Marathon Oil Company in Findlay, OH. He was also a Manager in Acquisitions and Venture Capital as well as Manager for Trust Investments at Federal Express Corporation in Memphis, TN.
Mr. Drinan graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1975 and with an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1977. He is a former president and board member of the Memphis Society of Financial Analysts.