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.
In addition to managing hedge fund investments, Ford leads research and due diligence of both domestic and international equities. Ford covers both ETF and mutual fund investments in addition to managing a single stock portfolio. He is also extensively involved in the development of the firm’s long-term strategic portfolio construction and risk management process.
Ford began his career at Citigroup Global Markets with experience on both equity derivatives and fixed income markets. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Georgia. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals.