Hall Capital Partners
Ann Barber is a Managing Director at Hall Capital Partners LLC and a member of the firm's Portfolio Management practice in San Francisco. Ms. Barber headed the firm's Public Equity research team for over a decade prior to transitioning full time to Portfolio Management in 2016. The Public Equity team is responsible for research, identification, due diligence, and monitoring of long-only public equity investments and long-short equity hedge funds. Ms. Barber also serves on the firm's Investment Review Committee.
Prior to joining the firm in 2006, she was at Lazard Asset Management in New York where she consulted on a number of strategic projects, and researched Japanese financial stocks. Previously, she was a Senior Equity Research Analyst covering health care stocks at Montgomery Asset Management, Credit Suisse-First Boston, Cowen & Co., and Prudential Securities. She began her financial career at Prudential Securities in investment banking, prior to being accepted into the firm's Equity Research Emerging Analyst Program.
Ms. Barber is a member of the Board of Directors of both the UCSF Foundation Investment Company and Medicines360, a global non-profit women's health company. She also serves on the Investment Committees of both Medicines360 and the Marin Community Foundation. Previously, Ms. Barber served on the Investment Committees for the San Francisco Day School and Gateway Schools in San Francisco, and was a member of the Bay Area Board of Directors for Reading Partners, a non-profit devoted to promoting literacy in public schools.
Ms. Barber received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where she graduated with honors. 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.