O. THOMAS BARRY III is the CIO and senior executive VP for Bjurman, Barry & Associates, and senior portfolio manager of Bjurman Micro Cap Growth Fund. Barry joined the firm in 1978, after four years with Security Pacific National Bank in California, and five years in the United States Navy. Mr. Barry received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in economics from the University of Iowa in 1967, and a Master of Business Administration with emphasis in corporate finance and accounting from California State University in 1972.