Edward P. Hemmelgarn
President and Chief Investment Officer
Edward Hemmelgarn is the President and Chief Investment Officer at Shaker Investments. Edward’s primary focus is portfolio management for Shaker’s Fundamental Growth, Small Cap Growth, and alternative strategies. His research focus includes healthcare and financial services.
Prior to founding Shaker Investments in 1991, Edward was the Chief Financial Officer of Retail Banking at Ameritrust Corporation (now KeyBank). Prior to that, Edward worked at Ernst & Young focusing on mergers and acquisitions and strategic and financial management consulting.
He received a BA in Chemistry and a MBA from the Case Western Reserve University, where he also served as an instructor for numerous courses. Mr. Hemmelgarn is a former CPA.
Edward is currently a board member at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Edward is also on the Visiting Committee of Case Western Reserve University’s College of Arts and Sciences. He is a past recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Business. He was named Accounting Alumnus of the Year in 2003, and a recipient of Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Chemistry’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2016.
Edward and his wife, Jan, reside in Shaker Heights.