Glenn M. Guard, CFA® Relationship Manager West Financial Services

Glenn M. Guard, CFA

Relationship Manager
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Glenn joined West Financial Services in 2021 and has more than 20 years of experience providing a wide range of investment management, consulting and financial planning services for clients from all walks of life. His clients have included high-net-worth and ultra-high-net worth families, pension funds, foundations, endowments, business owners, and retirees. 

Glenn began his career on Wall Street where he worked his way up to become a vice president and senior stock analyst. He has also served as a portfolio manager for large institutional investors and as a partner and chief investment officer of a private investment management firm. Glenn has appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg and has been quoted frequently in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Kiplinger’s, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The LA Times, MarketWatch and Over the years, Glenn has found that his most fulfilling work has been when he partners with families to navigate not only their investments, but all facets of their financial life to achieve their long term goals. 

A CFA Charterholder, Glenn holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from American University. He is a member of the Washington, DC, CFA Society and previously served on the Investment Committee for the Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital Foundation.

Glenn lives in Alexandria, Virginia, and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, traveling internationally, trying new foods, exercising so he can keep trying new foods, and anything outdoors.