Homrich Berg (HB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ford Donohue, Jeff Rosengarten and Dan Ziznewski as the newest Principals for the firm. “Ford, Jeff, and Dan are important members of our HB team” said Andy Berg, co-founder and CEO of Homrich Berg. “My partners and I are proud to welcome them as the newest owners of HB.”
Ford joined Homrich Berg in 2014 and currently leads our research and due diligence efforts in both hedge funds and equities.
Ford is the President and a Portfolio Manager of the Peachtree Alternative Strategies Fund, a fund of hedge funds originally created internally for HB clients who do not pay additional fees to utilize the Fund. In his role as President, Ford is in charge of managing the day to day operations of the Fund. In his role as Portfolio Manager, he leads the effort to source new investment ideas and leads the due diligence efforts on potential and existing portfolio investments. He has extensive experience in analyzing the various hedge fund strategies in which we invest including equity long/short, credit, macro, structured credit, and multi-strategy funds, among others.
Jeff joined Homrich Berg in 2011 after interning with the firm. Jeff earned two Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Financial Planning from the University of Georgia. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and serves as the firm’s expert on social security and annuities.
An active member in the community, Jeff is a member of Temple Sinai and recently served on the Board of Trustees and currently serves on the Endowment Investment Committee. Jeff is an active member of the North Atlanta Tax Council and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) study group for young, fee-only advisors in Atlanta. Jeff also serves on the boards of the Atlanta Tax Forum and University of Georgia Financial Planning Alumni Board.
Dan joined Homrich Berg in 2014 and currently oversees sourcing, due diligence, and manager selection for various private alternative asset classes, including private equity (buyout, growth equity, and venture capital), private debt, natural resources, and other opportunistic strategies. His research and due diligence efforts are implemented into HB’s proprietary funds of funds and client portfolios directly.
Prior to HB, Dan earned his MBA in finance from Emory’s Goizueta Business School, where he served as a Fellow in Emory’s Center for Alternative Investments. Prior to Emory, Dan spent four years at Portfolio Advisors, a private equity, private real estate, and private credit investment firm. As a Senior Associate he performed due diligence on private equity fund managers for the firm’s funds of funds and advisory clients.