Brendan Hughes is currently an investment advisor for Lafayette Investments where he personally manages a portion of the more than $400 million in assets under management and assists in the investment decision making process for the equity portfolio.
Previously, he served as a senior analyst for Primatics Financial where he operated in a lead role on the largest whole-book loan implementation in company history for a top 10 U.S. bank with over $300 billion in assets.
Brendan is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). As a 2012 James Madison University graduate who received a B.B.A. in finance and accounting, Brendan remains active within the JMU community, serving as an Associate Member of the College of Business Board of Advisors and Madison Network Committee Chair for the GOLD Network Board which represents the young alumni of the university. He serves as a member of the 2019 Maryland’s Finest Committee for the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation in addition to having served on the 2018 Maryland’s Finest Nominating Committee and was an honoree of the 2017 Maryland’s Finest program (a select group of individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the community and excelled in their profession). Brendan will continue to be active with the CF Foundation and hopes to see the day that the disease is cured.