Hansen Opening Davidson and Garrard Office In Lexington

Davidson and Garrard, Inc. (DG), a registered investment adviser based in Lynchburg, is expanding its presence in the Shenandoah Valley by opening an office in Lexington, Virginia. The office, located at 15 N Randolph Street, will be managed by David Hansen, who has worked with D G since 2009.

In making the announcement, Bill Paxton, CEO and Principal with D G said, “David has led our significant growth in larger markets in northern and central Virginia over the past two years. Since he and his family reside in Lexington, it was a natural step for David to bring D G’s wealth management services to the individuals and businesses in the central Shenandoah Valley area.”

A 1980 magna cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy, Hansen received a law degree from Washington Lee School of law in 1984, where he was named a Burks Scholar Teaching Fellow. He is the founder of Hansen Capital, LLLP, a private investment partnership he started in 2003. While operating Hansen Capital, he also maintained a legal practice focused on the formation and regulation of hedge funds and general corporate matters. From 2007-2009 he worked on the organization, start-up and successful opening of CornerStone Bank, N.A., based in Lexington, of which he is a founding shareholder and director.

Before returning to Lexington in 2004, Hansen lived in Atlanta, Georgia where he was Of Counsel at the law firm of Morris, Manning and Martin and worked in the areas of corporate finance and transactions. He also served as Vice President and General Counsel for Magellan Health Services, Inc., a Fortune 1000 publicly-traded health care company specializing in behavioral health care.

“Davidson Garrard has a proven and prudent approach to providing comprehensive wealth management for individuals and fiduciaries as well as institutional investment advisory solutions for non-profits and smaller businesses. I am proud to be able to introduce the investment philosophy and extensive resources of D G to our local area,” said Hansen.

Hansen is a past President and board member of the Rockbridge Area Free Clinic, is a Vestry Member of R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church and continues to serve on the board of directors of CornerStone Bank, N.A. He and his wife, Anne, a physician specializing in public health, have four children.

Davidson Garrard, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an Investment Adviser. The firm’s eight portfolio managers have over 165 years of combined experience and manage over $470 million for individuals and small businesses. More information can be found on the firm’s website is www.dg-g.com


Saturday, January 28th, 2012 EN

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