March 12, 2024 | Weekly Commentary

Join us in welcoming Christopher Holland to the newly created Director of Research & Investments position!

Chris brings an extensive wealth of experience to our team, showcasing a remarkable career spanning over 25 years. Most recently, he dedicated his expertise to private market investing as a Senior Investment Professional with the Public-School Employee Retirement System. Chris has held distinguished roles, including Managing Director at Galt’s Gate and Senior Equity Analyst/Portfolio Manager at Delaware Funds by Macquarie. His contributions also extend to his time as a Municipal Credit Analyst at BlackRock. His impressive background reflects a consistent track record of successfully steering research and investment initiatives to fruition.

“Chris’s role will be instrumental in shaping our research initiatives and driving investment strategies, contributing significantly to the success and growth of VNFA.  His strategic acumen and proven accomplishments make him a valuable and timely addition to our investment team as we continue to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the financial markets,” said William Henderson, Chief Investment Officer.

Anchored in the Lehigh Valley, Chris is a true Bethlehem native, born and raised. Beyond research and investments, he finds joy in skiing and working in his backyard vegetable garden. Chris is based out of our Bethlehem headquarters, and he can be reached at 610-868-9000 ext. 123 or cholland@valleynationalgroup.com.