Sara Araghi, CFA

Sara Araghi, CFA

Vice President
Research Analyst, Portfolio Manager
Franklin Advisers, Inc.

Summary
Location San Mateo, California, US
Tenure 2003

Sara Araghi is a vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager for Franklin Equity Group. She specializes in the equity research and analysis of the media & entertainment, cable & satellite, and apparel & footwear manufacturer industries. Ms. Araghi is also a co-manager of the Franklin Growth Opportunities Fund and FTIF Franklin U.S. Opportunities Fund (SICAV), as well as related portfolios. She is a member of the Franklin Small Cap Growth team.

Prior to this role, Ms. Araghi worked with various Franklin Equity Group strategy team leaders to construct and maintain investment portfolios for Franklin Portfolio Advisors separate account mandates including Franklin Portfolio Advisors' All Cap Growth, Mid Cap Growth and Small Cap Growth strategies. She joined Franklin Equity Group in July 2003 as an equity research associate on the consumer team.

Ms. Araghi earned her B.S. in business administration and graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and member of the CFA Society of San Francisco and CFA Institute.