Don Fakner, CFA®

Portfolio Management

Investment Analyst



As an Investment Analyst, Don specializes in trading and analyzing bonds in support of our Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. Don also assists the team with stock trading and is responsible for helping Fort Pitt maintain compliance with Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS) in marketing our firm-wide composite performance.


Don began his career in 2016 with a financial technology firm, learning the ins and outs of the role of technology in wealth management. He joined our team here at Fort Pitt in 2018 as an Investment Operations Analyst and has since transitioned into his current role with the research and portfolio management team.


BS in Finance, Saint Vincent College


Don spends much of his free time exercising and watching movies. On his days off, he prefers to explore the great city of Pittsburgh or take road trips with friends and family.

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