CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Hillcrest Asset Management
Brian is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Hillcrest Asset Management. Hillcrest is a pioneer in the application of behavioral finance which it utilizes in managing investments. Before founding Hillcrest over 12 years ago, Brian was Chief Investment Officer at PanAgora Asset Management, a subsidiary of Putnam Investments. Brian also spent over a decade in academia as a professor and Director of the Alternative Asset Management Center at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
Brian has been involved in the field of behavioral finance since its inception. In 1998, he helped found the Institute of Behavioral Finance and in 2000 he launched the Journal of Behavioral Finance which he still edits.
Brian received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and M.S. from DePaul University.