Bryan Shipley values the independent, diligent, and forward-looking perspective that are the underpinnings of a truly strong investment process. He has spent the last 17 years helping to craft Arnerich Massena’s investment philosophy and method around these fundamentals, building a renowned research team and proprietary due diligence process.
Co-CEO alongside founder co-CEO Tony Arnerich, Bryan focuses on building and sustaining the firm’s long-term investment and business strategy, providing thought leadership for the firm. As co-chief investment officer, he oversees the firm’s investment strategy, investment guidelines and policies, product selection, and model portfolio construction, leading the firm’s research team to establish Arnerich Massena’s current portfolio positioning and identifying future investment opportunities.
Bryan’s experience in the financial industry spans more than 20 years, during which he served at Wurts & Associates (now Verus), conducting traditional and alternative investment manager research and due diligence, asset allocation modeling, performance evaluation and attribution reporting, and quarterly market analysis.
Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance from Western Washington University. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Portland. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.
Bryan has volunteered as an I AM Learning Partner in Arnerich Massena’s award-winning I AM Learning Partnership community service programs.
Bryan takes a deeply thoughtful approach to investing, and is passionate about finding the avenues and opportunities that come only out of persistent, thorough, and meticulous research. He understands both the broader economic landscape and the specific qualities and approaches that drive long-term success for investment managers, which in turn make it possible for Arnerich Massena clients to realize their aspirations.