Christopher M. Begg, CFA

Christopher M. Begg is the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Co-Founder of East Coast. Chris brings over fifteen years of investment experience to the team. Prior to co-founding East Coast, Chris was a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at Moody Aldrich Partners, LLC. Prior to Chris’s time at Moody Aldrich Partners, he was a Principal of Boston Research and Management where he served as a Portfolio Manager.

Chris is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Heilbrunn Center of Graham and Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School. Chris teaches Security Analysis, the same course taught by legendary value investor Benjamin Graham for nearly thirty years. Chris received his BS degree from the University of New Hampshire and currently holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Chris is a member of the Boston Security Analyst Society, the CFA Institute, and the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY).

Additionally, Chris is involved in land conservation and is an active supporter of the Trustees of Reservations as a Corporate Trustee and was a Co-Founder of one of their giving societies, The Conservation Council.

Chris may be reached at cbegg@eastcoastasset.com.