Our Team

Eagle Ridge Investment Management is a 14-member team of investment professionals.

Our Portfolio Managers and Financial Planners bring a depth and breadth of experience in managing client portfolios, researching securities and working with clients. Click on a name below to learn more.

Benjamin D. Connard, CFA

Ben joined Eagle Ridge in 2015 and is a Partner and Portfolio Manager. Ben also works as the firm’s primary trader. Ben enjoys applying his strong quantitative skills to research while helping clients understand the rationale behind investments.

Prior to joining Eagle Ridge, Ben worked in a similar capacity for Laidlaw Group, LLC. Previously, Ben worked as an Associate Analyst with NERA (a Marsh McLennan Company), where he valued intellectual property for litigation purposes.

Ben received his B.A. from Williams College. Ben holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of New York.

Outside of the office, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. Ben also enjoys running and playing tennis.

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