Don Fehrs
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Don Fehrs

Don Fehrs, Ph. D.

Principal, Risk Management & Research
Member of ECM Investment Committee, Operating Committee, Risk Management Committee

Area of Focus:

Risk Management, Investment Research & Portfolio Management


  • Joined ECM in 2006.
  • Previously served as Chief Investment Officer, and, prior to that, as Senior Investment Officer at Cornell University, where he managed the University's investment assets, consisting of the endowment, other University funds, and accounts separately invested on behalf of donors, totaling in excess of $4 billion.
  • Served as a member of the finance faculty at the University of Notre Dame and later as a Senior Investment Director for Notre Dame's endowment.
  • July 2014 received the Rodney H. Adams Endowment Management Award by the National Association of College and University Business Officers.


B.A. in Economics, Cornell University
M.B.A., Mercer University
Ph. D. in Finance, Florida State University


Investment Advisory Committee Member of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.

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