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Fred Taylor is the Managing Director of the Beacon Pointe Advisors Denver office and is responsible for working with clients to meet their investment and income objectives. Fred has nearly four decades of experience in the financial services industry and began his career in 1984 trading municipal bonds on Wall Street. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Fred served as co-founder and president of Northstar Investment Advisors for 26 years. Fred serves as vice chair of CollegeInvest, Colorado’s 529 college savings plan and recently completed a two-year term as chairman of the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation board. He is also a past board member and chairman of the investment committees of Children’s Hospital Colorado, The Denver Foundation, the Colorado Zoological Trust, the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, and Kent Denver School. In recognition of his work with Denver’s non-profits, Fred was a recipient of the Denver Foundation’s 2017 Philanthropic Leadership Award and a 2019 finalist for the Invest in Others Lifetime Achievement Award. From 2008 to 2010, Fred served as an economic advisor to Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, and he is also a member of the Colorado Forum, a collection of business leaders focused on critical policy issues facing the state. Fred is a Colorado native and graduated cum laude from Middlebury College with honors in American History. He currently lives in Denver with his with wife, children and two granddaughters.