David Crossman, CFA
Sr. Portfolio Manager
As a portfolio manager, I design and manage investment portfolios for our clients to ensure their asset allocations are in line with their unique financial situation and that their investments support both their short- and long-term goals. Through ongoing research, I help identify and track appropriate investment vehicles for use in client portfolios. I am able to stay abreast of the ever-changing market conditions to understand when a change/adjustment is needed in our clients' holdings.
Personal Investment Management Experience
- Over fifteen years of experience in investment management.
- Extensive experience analyzing individual stocks.
- Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., Senior. Portfolio Manager
- Kirr, Marbach & Co., Senior Research Analyst
- Reams Asset Management Co., Senior Equity Analyst
Educational and Professional Designations
- Awarded Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
- Master of Business Administration, Finance, Vanderbilt University, May 1997.
- Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Duke University, May 1990.
- Contributing writer to employer quarterly newsletter.
More fun facts about Dave:
- Endowment Chair, Asbury United Methodist Church.
- Finance Chair, Asbury United Methodist Church.
While we know you get tired of hearing it, the best advice we can give is to stay the course and ensure that your portfolio is aligned with your financial goals. This is not just an empty platitude; we encourage it because it works.
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