David S. Beckwith is Managing Director and CIO of RINET. He is also a shareholder of the company. David leads the development and direction of the firm’s overall investment strategy and tactical decision-making. He also oversees the due diligence, selection and monitoring of all investment managers, including mutual funds and limited partnerships.
David’s career began in 1981 as a financial analyst with Lloyds Bank International. He honed his investment management skills with a 12-year role as Vice President and Portfolio Manager at John Hancock Financial Services, managing global, international, and Pacific Basin mutual funds, and his four years as Senior Vice President at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., managing private clients and institutional accounts. Prior to joining RINET in 2005, he was the Managing Director of Hale and Dorr Capital Management LLC, heading up this $1.8 billion private client/family foundation investment management firm.
David is a Chartered Financial Analyst® and member of the Boston Security Analysts Society. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity College and studied international finance at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He is also a Trustee and rotating investment committee member at the Dedham Institution for Savings. David has commented on financial issues and been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Daily Deal, and on ABC World News Tonight and CNBC, among other news outlets. He is also a regular speaker at family office and hedge fund conferences. He lives with his family in Dedham.