Michael Farr is president and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, a Washington, D.C.-based nvestment firm that manages more than $400 million in assets. Prior to joining FM&W, he spent six years with Alex. Brown & Sons where he was a principal.
Farr regularly appears on Wall $treet Week with FORTUNE, often with insights on how politics and government regulation can affect the business world and investments. He can also be heard on Associated Press Radio and National Public Radio, and has been on Nightly Business Report, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg and Reuters.
He is a member of the National Economists Club and the Washington Association of Money Managers. In 1994, Mr. Farr was named one of the top ten "Outstanding Brokers" in the country. He was a consultant to the Soviet Union's St. Petersburg Stock Exchange and lectured in the USSR to heads of the various free markets from the former Soviet States and eastern bloc countries.
Farr is a graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He is former Chairman and member of the Board of the Paul Berry Academic Scholarship Foundation, the Board of the Neediest Kids, the Executive Committee of Sibley Memorial Hospital, and is Treasurer of the Board of the Salvation Army. Mr. Farr is married and has two children.