Ann P. Barber
Ann Barber is a Managing Director at Hall Capital Partners LLC and Head of the Equity Strategies Group which researches public equity and equity hedge investments. She is also a member of the firm's Investment Review Committee.
Prior to joining the firm as Vice President in 2006, Ms. Barber spent several years at Lazard Asset Management in New York where she was an independent consultant involved in a number of strategic projects, as well as in equity research covering Japanese financial stocks. Previously, she was a Senior Research Analyst covering the health care sector at Montgomery Asset Management. Prior to moving to the buy side at Montgomery, Ms. Barber was a Senior Analyst researching medical device companies at Credit Suisse-First Boston in New York, Cowen & Co in New York and Boston, and Prudential Securities in New York. She began her financial career at Prudential Securities in investment banking, where she was promoted to Vice President prior to transferring into the equity research emerging analyst program.
Ms. Barber is a member of the Investment Committees for the Marin Community Foundation, the San Francisco Day School, and the UCSF Foundation. She is also a member of the Bay Area Board of Directors for Reading Partners, a non-profit devoted to improving literacy among low income children.
Ms. Barber graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a B.A. in Economics, International Relations and Spanish. She also earned an M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of The Johns Hopkins University, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.