People

An introduction to who we are and what we’ve done.

 
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Andrew F. Mathieson
Investment professional since 1984
Andy is the founder and managing member of Fairview Capital Investment Management, LLC. Prior to starting Fairview, Andy was a principal at Ashfield & Co, Inc. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1978, and his MBA from Stanford University in 1984.

Andy is on the board of Guide Dogs for the Blind, and works in an advisory capacity for the Santa Lucia Conservancy. He also serves on the Board of DiCon Fiberoptics, a private Richmond, California-based manufacturer of passive optical component modules and test instruments.


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Brian Ahlemeyer
Investment professional since 1998
Brian joined the firm in 2014 as a private client advisor. Prior to joining Fairview, Brian spent over ten years with Fidelity Investments after starting with Prudential Financial. Most recently he was a Vice President, Senior Account Executive in the Private Client Group. Brian received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College.


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Sree Akkineni
Investment professional since 2010
Sree is a member of the Fairview research team. Previously, he worked in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division as an analyst in the financial sponsors group. He received a BS in Environmental Economics and Policy from UC-Berkeley in 2010.

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P. Renae Branscum
Executive professional since 2001
Renae became a member of the client service and operations team after having been the executive assistant to Fairview’s founder. Previously, she was a senior administrative assistant for KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm. Earlier she was an executive assistant at Starmine and executive assistant to the president at Triplex, an infoUSA Company. Renae also has experience as a human resources administrator and head bookkeeper. To expand the in-office support to Fairview clients, Renae became a licensed notary public in July, 2011.

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Andrew Chang
Investment Professional since 2011
Andrew is a member of Fairview’s research team. Prior to joining Fairview, he was a research analyst at Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, where he focused on consumer and TMT-related investments. Andrew graduated with a BS in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2011, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi.

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Scott W. Clark
Investment professional since 1995
Scott is a member of Fairview’s research team. He joined Fairview after receiving an MBA from Stanford University. Prior to business school, Scott worked for two years as a research analyst with SPO Partners and for two years at Morgan Stanley as an analyst in investment banking in the mergers & acquisitions group. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1995.

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Ramsey B. Jishi
Investment professional since 2002
Ramsey is a member of Fairview’s research team. Prior to joining Fairview, he received his MBA from Stanford University. Before business school, Ramsey spent two years at SPO Partners as a research analyst and two years at the Blackstone Group as an analyst in the restructuring and reorganization group. Ramsey graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 2002 with a BA in Economics.


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Peter F. Mathieson
Investment professional since 1984
Peter joined the firm in 2012 to establish the Pittsburgh office. Previously, he was the President and a principal shareholder of Guyasuta Investment Advisors, an asset management firm in Pittsburgh that he co-founded in 1994. He earned a BA in Economics from Bucknell University in 1983.

Peter currently serves as chairman of the Buhl Foundation and serves on the board and/or the investment committee of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Alumni Board of Bucknell University, the Ellis School, and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.

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Marcia J. Nakamura
Investment professional since 1992
Marcia joined Fairview in 2001 and is responsible for compliance and corporate/fund operations. Previously, she worked for Thomas Weisel Partners and Montgomery Securities. Marcia received her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University.

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John F. Rutledge, Jr.
Investment professional since 1993
John is the director of research and a portfolio manager at Fairview Capital. Previously, he worked as a research analyst within the ClearBridge Investments unit of Legg Mason. His earlier experience includes equity research positions at both Salomon Brothers and Scudder, Stevens & Clark. John received his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College in 1993 and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2001. John currently serves on the board of directors of the San Geronimo Valley Community Center.

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Elaine M. Snyder
Investment and accounting professional since 1986
Elaine leads the Operations effort at Fairview Capital. Prior to joining Fairview in 2008, she served as the Director of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer of Far West Capital Management. Elaine’s background also includes portfolio accounting and investment management operations experience at both Arthur Andersen & Co. and Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors (the predecessor to BlackRock). She graduated cum laude from James Madison University with a BBA in Accounting.

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Terri Tafreshi
Executive professional since 1987
Terri is executive assistant to Fairview’s founder. Previous positions include three years as executive secretary to the chairman of Lucasfilm, Ltd.; and, nearly eleven years at Wood Island Associates where she was executive assistant to the managing director. Terri also has over a decade of administrative experience in family offices with a focus on philanthropic service.


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Maria M. Terezis
Financial services professional since 2000
Maria manages client relations for the Pittsburgh office. Prior to joining Fairview Capital, she served as Office Manager at Quattro Advisors, and Vice President of Operations at Marathon Strategic Advisors. Her experience includes several years working in the insurance industry as a Insurance Marketing Specialist. Maria earned a BA in Communications from John Carroll University and an MS in Educational Administration from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Maria became a licensed notary public in April 2013.