Chris Freimuth

CEO at Elk River Wealth

Chris Freimuth is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at Elk River Wealth Management.

Prior to founding Elk River Wealth, Chris was President and CIO at CoBiz Wealth until the firm was acquired by BOK Financial in 2018, at which time he was named Managing Director responsible for trading and portfolio management.

Before leading CoBiz Wealth, Chris spent 15 years at the firm’s predecessor companies, Alexander Capital Management Group (ACMG) and CoBiz Financial, where his roles included co-managing the firm’s equity product and expanded to working with the investment team and other staff members to devise highly customized asset allocation strategies, fixed income trading, equity analysis, portfolio management and client communication.

Chris began his career at Affiliated Bank/Banc One Securities in trading and portfolio management, moving to Wells Fargo Bank as a financial consultant. He later became the primary portfolio manager with CoBiz Trust before joining ACMG.

Chris is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) a member of the Denver Society of Security Analysts. He has a B.S. in Finance from Arizona State University.

Chris spends his free time enjoying the greater outdoors with his family and friends. He is an avid fly fisherman and a less than scratch golfer.



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