David M. Killian
President and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Killian is President of Birch Run Investments which he founded in 2016. He has over 23 years of experience in managing fixed income portfolios for Institutional and High Net Worth investors. His motivation to start Birch Run Investments stemmed from his belief that boutique sized investment firms are best equipped to deliver both the highest level of customer service and above average investment results for their clients.
Mr. Killian’s experience in managing fixed income portfolios began when he joined Stoneridge Investment Partners as Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager in 1999. While at Stoneridge he was successful in launching the firms multi product fixed income capability and overseeing all aspects of the fixed income investment process. Similarly in 2008 he joined Sterling Asset Management as Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager where he was again successful in launching that firms multiple fixed income strategies. Sterling Asset Management was acquired by BB&T Securities in 2011 and Mr. Killian served as Senior Portfolio Manager for BB&T Securities until December 2016. Mr. Killian has a B.S. from Villanova University and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Philadelphia.