Brian Loescher, CFA is a managing partner, chief investment officer, and serves as the director of research for the Hyas Group. He is responsible for leading the firm’s investment research efforts and directing resources to effectively analyze current and prospective client investment options. Additional responsibilities include asset allocation modeling, manager contract evaluation, as well as general investment research and due diligence. Mr. Loescher’s long tenured research experience includes sourcing new investment managers and conducting primary due diligence within traditional and alternative asset classes.
Prior to joining the Hyas Group, Mr. Loescher spent 10 years at Arnerich Massena, Inc. where he served as the director of research, manager of the firm’s analytics department, and chaired the firm’s Alternative Asset Investment Committee. Prior to joining Arnerich Massena, he served as financial analyst for RV Kuhns & Associates where his responsibilities included asset allocation modeling, investment policy development, performance evaluation and attribution reporting, client 401(k) education training, and quarterly market analysis.
Mr. Loescher has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Society Portland, Portland Alternative Investment Association, and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from the University of Nebraska.