James McElligott is a portfolio manager and research analyst at Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries.
In this role, Mr. McElligott is responsible for managing Fidelity Select Consumer Staples Portfolio, Fidelity VIP Consumer Staples Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor Consumer Staples Fund, and Fidelity Consumer Staples Central Fund. He is also responsible for the coverage of global food, non-alcoholic beverages, and household and personal care product stocks within the consumer sector.
Prior to assuming his current responsibilities, Mr. McElligott managed Select Natural Gas Portfolio. He also became co-sector leader of the Natural Resources team and gained coverage of integrated oil companies. He joined Fidelity full time as an equity research analyst in 2003 and has followed refinery, exploration, and production and steel stocks.
Before joining Fidelity as a summer intern in 2002, Mr. McElligott held internships at Arrowstreet Capital Management and at Wedbush Morgan Securities. He has been in the financial industry since 2003.
Mr. McElligott earned his bachelor of arts degree, with honors, in economics from Harvard University. He also served as the business manager for Harvard’s Current, the nation’s largest student magazine.