David Vaughan Investments Inc. (DVI), a private, independent investment advisory firm with offices in Peoria and Florida, has named Stephen Hinrichs director of investment research.
“Steve has been an associate with DVI since 1998, has served as a portfolio manager and member of the DVI Investment Committee for more than a decade and was made a shareholder in 2013,” DVI President and CEO Will Williams said. “He is a seasoned investment professional with significant technical skills and capabilities. I look forward to the future results under Steve’s leadership in building out our investment research staff.”
In this new role, Hinrichs will help establish research priorities to contribute toward superior risk-adjusted investment results for the company's portfolio.
“DVI’s reputation has been built on being a superior manufacturer of individual security investment portfolios,"DVI chief investment officer Brian Christensen said. "We felt the time was right to formalize the structure of our extensive investment research resources, both from a qualitative and quantitative perspective, and Steve was the obvious choice to lead that effort."