Bryan Johnson, CFA, CAIA

Managing Director - Client Services

Bryan Johnson has nearly 20 years of leadership experience advising and recommending strategic investment solutions to some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated wealth managers, family offices and high-net-worth individuals.

As a market thought leader, Mr. Johnson is both a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder.  He earned an undergraduate degree in engineering and an MBA with a finance concentration. In addition to his financial expertise, business owners and investors appreciate his seven years of management and operating experience in the semiconductor industry.

Most recently, Mr. Johnson spent 15 years in Los Angeles at AQR Capital Management, an alternative investment management firm with over $200 billion AUM in assets under management at peak.  He rose from a Vice President to a Managing Director including leading RIA business development on the west coast and strategic relationships nationally. During his tenure, he consulted with RIAs, wealth managers, and single/multi-family offices on sophisticated alternative investments.

He joined AQR from Dimensional Fund Advisors, a ~$650 billion asset management firm where he spent three years, most recently as a Regional Director based in Los Angeles.

Mr. Johnson began his career at Infineon, a ~$15 billion revenue global semiconductor solutions company, where he held business development and project management roles over the course of a seven-year tenure.

He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and earned an MBA from University of Southern California.  Mr. Johnson is FINRA Series 3, 7, 24, 30 and 66 licensed.

Mr. Johnson is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.  He is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Los Angeles, which he has lectured for since 2011.