Management

Walthausen & Co., LLC, is the investment advisor of the Funds and has responsibility for the management of the Funds’ affairs, under the supervision of the Funds’ Board of Trustees. Each Fund’s investment portfolio is managed on a day-to-day basis by Portfolio Managers, John B. Walthausen and DeForest R. Hinman. Mr. Walthausen is the president of the Advisor and has managed the Funds since their inception. Mr. Hinman was named Portfolio Manager in June 2017.  The Advisor was organized in 2007 and is located at 2691 Route 9 Malta, New York 12020.

Mr. Walthausen holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and received a B.A. from Kenyon College and a MBA from New York University.  He joined Paradigm Capital Management on its founding in 1994 as a Portfolio Manager and was the lead manager of the Paradigm Value Fund from January 2003 until July 2007.  He oversaw approximately $1.3 billion in assets when he left Paradigm Capital Management to form Walthausen & Co., LLC.

Mr. Hinman is a founding member of Walthausen & Co., LLC. He received both a M.B.A. in Finance and B.S. in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from the State University of New York at Albany.  He serves as a Portfolio Manager, Director of Research, and Research Analyst for both the Small Cap Value and Select Value funds. Previously, he worked as a research analyst with Paradigm Capital Management from 2005 to 2007. He holds a Series 65 securities license.

The Fund’s Statement of Additional Information provides information about the portfolio managers’ compensation, other accounts managed by the portfolio managers, and the portfolio managers’ ownership of Fund shares.

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