Scripts and Shootings

Updated: Mar 30

When I was in college I worked at a company that collected proxy votes for mutual funds, it was a mind numbing job at times where we had scripts and auto dialers. All the intelligence you had to apply was reading the right part of the script, the result didn’t matter, staying on script mattered a lot. Most of the time the funds were going to pass their motions without any of these votes, the big fish were handled by the fund managers and their teams. They wanted these people to vote just to reach quorum and discharge their SEC monitored responsibility of good practices to inform shareholders of voting issues. To achieve that the scripts were simple and directions on how to use them were simple. Still I adapted the script and did my own thing, because I have always been that type of person and I j