Eliot Hayes , in addition to his duties as Director of Research and Portfolio Manager, serves as Executive Vice President at Laurel Grove Capital. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst®.

After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992, Eliot began his career in the investment business as an analyst for Hayes Management Corporation. He later became head trader at South Coast Financial Securities, Inc., where he gained experience in the trading end of the equity markets. He then returned to Hayes Management, where he was a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager until he joined Laurel Grove Capital in 2002.

He is a past President of the CFA Society of Orange County, and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Los Angeles.