Peter D Field, founder and CIO, follows a disciplined investment philosophy that seeks to combine the best attributes of quantitative and qualitative research to identify securities with exceptional value and to build individualized portfolios designed to achieve each client's goals while mitigating the risks. As a representative of an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) he acts in a fiduciary capacity for the benefit of his clients. Prior to forming Merryfield he spent nine years as a portfolio manager and Chief Compliance Officer for another Registered Investment Advisor. In all, his professional career spans four decades and includes experience as a staff accountant for Price Waterhouse & Co., a research analyst for the Farm Credit Banks and as a partner in a large agribusiness. He is a graduate of The Hotchkiss School, a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and earned his MBA from The Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.