Private. Independent. Entrepreneurial.
"We founded our firm by bringing together years of past institutional asset management, private equity investment, and business ownership experience, combined with our entrepreneurial, independent, and boutique vision. We believe our clients need advisers who understand and have first-hand experienced what it takes to build businesses, manage risks, grow wealth, and protect financial legacy."
Armen A. Grigorian and Curtis E. Hollowell
Our difference is that we are free to see the big picture and think long-term
We are an independent partnership-owned firm that has achieved a high level of financial sophistication.
Our co-founders have business ownership, private equity, and institutional asset management experience, enabling us to understand what it takes to build and grow business interests over time.
Each of our professional partners/owners oversee firm’s key business lines while relying on each other on delivering comprehensive suite of solutions for clients.
We are big-picture oriented and business-owner focused. That is why our clients call us first to help them grow their business and financial enterprise.
Armen A. Grigorian
Founding Managing Partner
Grigorian leveraged over 25 years of entrepreneurial, banking, private equity investment, and asset management experience to co-found Redmount Capital Partners as a private and independent firm offering advanced asset management solutions for the complex financial goals of high net worth and business-owning individuals and families, and related to them companies, trusts, foundations, and endowments by safeguarding assets and maintaining a long-term perspective on investing.
Grigorian entered the investment business in 1994, founding a company to manage U.S. investments, including private equity and debt strategies of two E.U.-based family offices, and later a handful of global financial institutions. In 1998, he sold the business to Lehman Brothers, with its team staying on board to grow the business, now as part of a $300 billion firm. In 2002, re-purchased the business from Lehman Brothers, continuing it as a multi-strategy money management firm.
Grigorian is a frequent speaker at various family office and family business forums and regularly publishes articles on the matters of capital management, business family wealth, and family influenced businesses.
Curtis E. Hollowell, CPFA
Founding Managing Partner, Chief Compliance Officer
Curtis provides thoughtful advice and valuable resources to meet the demanding needs of today’s small to medium sized businesses. Curtis is currently Redmount’s practice group leader for corporate retirement plans and also serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer.
Curtis enjoys finding creative solutions to the complex issues corporate plan sponsors face in today’s rapidly evolving environment.
Curtis is actively involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Association and is currently the Vice President of Special Kids Interested Parents, a local charity serving the needs of children with autism and learning disabilities.
Started his career in 2004 with US Bank, offering bank customers access to investment and capital markets. In 2008, started his pension and retirement plan investment advisory business on the platform of Principal Financial Group and growing it into a leading Southern California regional player. In 2015, merged the business to co-founded Redmount Capital Partners.
Vincent C. Catalano, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
In addition to serving as Chief Investment Officer of Redmount Capital Partners, Vincent Catalano, CFA appears regularly in the financial media (Bloomberg TV & Radio, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, foxbusiness.com, BNN TV, New Delhi TV, CCTV - America, Barrons, Reuters) and is a frequent guest speaker at various major investment forums and CFA Societies, including the highly acclaimed "Market Forecast Series".
He is author of "Sectors and Styles" (Wiley 2006) and is a past president of the New York Society of Security Analysts and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Attended The Juilliard School and New York University and earned his CFA charter in 1986. Started his career in 1977, serving as senior financial advisor at Merrill Lynch, until 2000. Prior to joining Redmount Capital Partners, was Global Macro Strategist at Blue Marble Research, economic and markets advisory firm for family offices, foundations, and endowments.