Zach Fairhart joined our firm in 2017 as an intern and quickly moved into the full-time position of Operations Director. With responsibility for the day-to-day operational duties of the firm, Zach has kept the office running smoothly, ensuring all client paperwork and workflows occur in a timely, accurate, and professional manner. More recently, Zach’s role has expanded to Director of Research and Trading, with a focus on conducting investment research and providing support to the chief investment officer. Zach helps maintain our proprietary database of investment managers that align with our specialty in Faith-Driven Investing, and periodically rebalances portfolios in alignment with our long-term, strategic investing philosophy.
Zach holds the FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative and Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law registrations through LPL Financial. Zach is currently seeking to become a Chartered Financial Analyst, having passed the first two of three sequential CFA exams. Zach is currently a level 3 CFA candidate.
Zach graduated magna cum laude at Whitworth University with degrees in Mathematics and Mathematical Economics. While at Whitworth, he was a member of the football and track and field teams.
Before working at LORAN GRAHAM Co., Zach served as a Christian day camp counselor and also helped the Whitworth football operations as a recruiting assistant.
The middle of five children, Zach grew up in the shadow of Mt. Rainier on the west side of Washington state. Outside the office, he enjoys everything sports-related. A diehard Seahawks fan, Zach is often seen wearing blue in the office. Zach enjoys useless trivia and getting a laugh out of others.