Richard Grasfeder is responsible for economic analysis, portfolio management and strategy, and individual equity analysis. He previously covered the Technology sector and various subsectors in Energy, Industrials, Materials, and Utilities as an Equity Analyst, as well as managed a Technology Sector fund.
Prior to joining SVB Private Wealth, Richard worked seven years on the sell-side researching the Semiconductor Capital Equipment and Solar sectors at RBC Capital Markets and the Semiconductor sector at Jefferies. He also has experience as a plant manager at Oldcastle and served as Captain in the US Army Corp of Engineers.
Richard earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration from Babson College where he participated in the Babson College Fund. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the SVB Security Analyst Society, and is active in various professional and community organizations.