E. Wells Beck

E. Wells Beck, CFA
Director of Research and Managing Director


Wells is the Director of Research and a Managing Director at Barrett. Since coming to Barrett in 2006, Wells' responsibilities have grown from research to managing individual accounts as well as Barrett's two internally managed mutual funds.

Wells has brought an international perspective to Barrett's investment process. Prior to beginning his investment career, Wells spent three years in Germany working for one of the leading global industrial conglomerates selling industrial plastics to clients throughout the country. After that, he began his investment career following Japanese and Asian equities at Oppenheimer Capital. In between years of study for his MBA at NYU Stern School of Business, Wells worked in London where he was involved in equity research at HSBC Securities.

He refined his analytical skills at Prudential Securities where he assisted in the coverage of companies within the industrial and financial service sectors.

Wells lives in Connecticut with his wife and their three children. When not attending one of their athletic events, he enjoys playing tennis, golf, paddle and cooking with the family. Wells graduated from Princeton with a major in Political Economy and is CFA charter holder.