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Martin Wildy, CFA


Mr. Wildy is a co-founder of Investment Research Partners and has over 19 years of direct investment experience.

Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Pennsylvania State University and has held the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)1 designation since 2003. He is an active volunteer and consultant with the CFA Institute, supporting the CFA examination and grading functions. He has also been an author and contributor to the CFA digest publication. Martin resides in State College, PA with his wife and two children. He sits on the board and investment committee of two preservation focused non-profits and is the head basketball coach for the Special Olympics program in Centre County.

Prior to co-founding Investment Research Partners, Martin oversaw three income- and dividend-focused portfolios for Eventide Asset Management, a mutual fund manager in Boston, MA. While with Eventide, he was also involved in building and managing an equity income model portfolio and a multi-asset class strategy for a large foundation. In addition to portfolio management responsibilities, he worked directly on researching companies and presenting investment ideas to the broader Eventide team. Martin has spoken before numerous conferences on sustainable investing and on investment opportunities within the renewable energy industry.

Prior to joining Eventide, Martin was a Senior Portfolio Manager with Aris Wealth Services, which is currently a division of AssetMark, Inc., where he worked from 2006 to 2014. At Aris, he was involved in the design, launch, and management of a number of investment strategies including those in the sustainable investing and multi-asset income categories. He also performed macro research that helped to inform the overall portfolio allocations for the firm. Prior to Aris, he was an equity analyst at 1620 Investment Advisors, Inc. where he was responsible for equity research and recommendations, primarily within the telecommunications, technology, and regional banking sectors.

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