Brett Nelson, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Mr. Nelson joined EJF at its founding in 2005 and is a Partner at the firm. He has served in various financial services related portfolio management roles with EJF and its affiliates.

Mr. Nelson manages investments within EJF’s tactical opportunities strategy and focuses on event driven investments at the firm including activist positions, spinoffs, and tender offers. Prior to joining EJF, he served as a Vice President in the Alternative Asset Group at FBR, where he was responsible for managing investments of several private investment vehicles. Mr. Nelson has a BA in Mathematics and ME in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and a MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Nelson is a CFA charterholder.

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