Brian J. Friedman

President of GHPIA, CFA, MBA

"We maintain very high standards, and we demand very high standards from the other professionals we work with."

Brian has more than 25 years of experience in the field of investment management and economic research.  Prior to joining GHPIA in 1999, he was a U.S. Equity Portfolio Manager with Owen-Joseph Asset Management and served as a U.S. & International Equity Analyst for Founders Asset Management, a Denver-based mutual fund company.  Before entering the investment business, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Brookings Institution, a leading public policy think tank in Washington, D.C.

Brian earned a BA in Economics from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has served as an adjunct lecturer in economics at the University of Colorado. He is also active in a number of organizations including a board position with World Trade Center Denver and acts as Vice-Chair of the Financial Roundtable of the National Association for Business Economics. He is also a former board member of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado, and was a member of the Colorado Council for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. A native of Denver, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children.