Edgewood Management LLC

Our Team

Investment Team

Alan W. Breed
President & Portfolio Manager

Alan joined Edgewood Management in 1994 as a Partner and a member of the Investment Committee from First Boston Corporation where he was a vice-president in the institutional equity department and a member of the firm’s stock selection committee. In addition to his years at First Boston, Alan worked at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. where he completed its equity research training program and joined the equity department. Alan graduated cum laude from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management with an MBA where he was on the dean’s list. He graduated from Emory University with a BA in economics. Alan is on the board of Greenwich Hospital where he chairs the Investment Committee. He is also on the board of the University of Richmond where he chairs the Investment Committee. He is a past member of the board of the Stoney Wold Herbert fund where he acted as Investment Chair and a past member of the Board of the Greenwich Retirement System.

Alan W. Breed

abreed@edgewood.com
29 Years of Industry Experience
22 Years with Edgewood

Lawrence G. Creel
Partner & Portfolio Manager

Larry joined Edgewood Management in 1997 as a Partner. Larry is a portfolio manager and a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Edgewood he spent twelve years at Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette, a New York based investment bank. Larry was a Vice President at DLJ in the firm’s equities division and was responsible for the firm’s top institutional accounts. He is a graduate of Lake Forest College and attended the New York University Stern School of Business. Larry is on the Board of Trustees at Second Stage Theater in New York City.

Lawrence G. Creel

lcreel@edgewood.com
27 Years of Industry Experience
20 Years with Edgewood

Alexander M. Farman-Farmaian
Partner, Vice-Chairman & Portfolio Manager

Alexander Farman-Farmaian is Vice Chairman, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Edgewood.  He joined in January 2006 and helped implement the current valuation approach of the Edgewood Investment Committee. He is an analyst on portfolio companies, served as Director of Research, and produces the “Economents™”, a periodic economic and financial markets update for clients.  Prior to joining Edgewood, Alex was for 19 years a senior member of the Portfolio Management team at W.P. Stewart & Co. where he chaired the Investment Oversight Committee. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR – NY), the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO), and serves as a Trustee of the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), an organization that promotes access to health services and fundamental human rights of women and girls around the world.  Alex also serves on the Board of CollegeSpring, a non-profit which educates low income high-school children in SAT college entry testing. Alex was formerly President of the Princeton Club of New York, is a member of the Economics Club of New York and is on the board of Kalinat S.A., a potato chip manufacturing company in Caracas, Venezuela.  He received a BA in Economics from Princeton University in 1987, and speaks fluent French, Spanish, Farsi and conversational Italian.

Alexander M. Farman-Farmaian

alex@edgewood.com
25 Years of Industry Experience
11 Years with Edgewood

Peter H. Jennison
Partner & Portfolio Manager

Peter joined Edgewood Management in January 2006 as a Partner. He is a member of Edgewood’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Edgewood, Peter was at W.P. Stewart & Co. for 16 years where he was a senior member of the US equity research and money management teams and was responsible for approximately 10% of the Firm’s total assets. He was also President and Portfolio Manager of the W.P. Stewart Growth Fund, a ‘40 Act mutual fund. While under Peter’s management, the Fund achieved a Morningstar five star rating. Peter began his career as a specialist clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and later became a Research Coordinator at Shearson Lehman Brothers, Inc. While at Shearson, he managed discretionary accounts for individuals with a focus on quality growth shares. He was educated at Babson College and Columbia University. He serves on the Advisory Board of The Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery.

Peter H. Jennison

peter@edgewood.com
26 Years of Industry Experience
11 Years with Edgewood

Kevin R. Seth
Partner & Portfolio Manager

Kevin joined Edgewood Management in 1995 as a Partner after nine years as an institutional salesman for Credit Suisse First Boston. He is a member of Edgewood’s Investment Committee. Kevin worked for First Boston in London, New York and Boston covering institutional accounts in the U.S. and Australia. Prior to First Boston, Kevin worked in London from 1983 to 1986 for Robert Fleming Ltd. as a North American equities analyst and junior portfolio manager. He is a graduate of Montana State University with a BS degree in Economics and Pre-Law. Kevin served for 4 years as a member of the Board of Governors in addition to being a member and past chairman of the Investment Committee for the Montana State University Foundation for which he served 12 years. Kevin is currently on the board of the New Canaan Public Library.

Kevin R. Seth

kseth@edgewood.com
29 Years of Industry Experience
21 Years with Edgewood

Nicholas A. Stephens, CFA
Partner & Portfolio Manager

Nick joined Edgewood Management in 1984 as an analyst after three years at Coopers & Lybrand as a management consultant. He became a Managing Director in 1986, was given portfolio management responsibilities in 1987, and was promoted to Partner in 1993. He is a member of Edgewood’s Investment Committee. Nick graduated from Bennington College in 1977 with a BA in Literature and from Columbia University Graduate School of Business in 1981 with an MBA in Finance. Nick serves on the Board of Trustees of Bennington and he is also a member of the investment committee of Sarah Lawrence College. He is a long-time member of the board of the Greater New York Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Nick is on the board and the investment committee of the Bronxville Historical Conservancy.

Nicholas A. Stephens, CFA

nstephens@edgewood.com
32 Years of Industry Experience
32 Years with Edgewood