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First Western

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

As Portfolio Manager at First Western Trust’s Cherry Creek office, Read helps our client’s design investment strategies tailored to their short- and long-term goals.

Read brings more than 12 years of investment experience to First Western. He was previously vice president, relationship manager for Fisher Investments, where he managed relationships with institutional clients. Before his role as relationship manager he was an investment counselor for Fisher Investments Private Client Group, where he partnered with individuals, trusts, and entities to manage their portfolios.

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Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Denver

Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of South Alabama

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Vanderbilt University


  • El Puente Foundation, Past Investment Committee Member
  • Escuela De Guadalupe, Past Leadership Council Member
  • Colorado Council for Economic Education, Past Volunteer
  • Environmental Learning For Kids, Past Volunteer