Christopher Pavese, CFA

President & Chief Investment Officer

From an early age, Chris demonstrated a combination of creativity and problem solving that made his career path crystal clear. He dreamed of becoming an architect, excelled at drafting in high school and interned for an architectural firm based out of a Frank Lloyd Wright home in NJ while beginning his undergraduate study in PA.

As he would later learn several times throughout his career, he was “early” in his thinking, as the housing boom was still a decade in the future. Luckily, the stock market boom was in full force in the 1990s, and Chris realized that his creative talent and analytical abilities were equally suited for constructing homes or portfolios.

While most of the business world remains allergic to fun, Chris is still looking for any correlation between appearing to be serious and actually being good at what you do. In the meantime, he comes into the office each day with a childlike curiosity because he loves his work and looks forward to the challenges it presents.

Chris is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Broyhill Asset Management. He is a CFA Charterholder, Past President of the Board of the CFA Institute’s North Carolina Society and has some sweet moves on the dance floor.

Chris is an official Southerner-In-Training and understands the importance of sweet tea and the multiple meanings of “bless your heart.”

CIO Journal: Chris' Chronicles