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Managing Director

Montecito Office: 805.969.5670


Read manages the business affairs, administration, human resources platform and back office efforts of the Montecito office, where his job responsibilities include office operations, budgeting, compliance, account administration, client service, and special projects. He leads the coordination between the California and Vermont offices, insuring communications and synchronization of client services and team efforts. He is a graduate of Champlain College where he earned his B.S.B.A. Read joined the firm in 2003, and works closely with the CEO, CFO, and Director of Operations to grow and manage the West Coast operations. In his free time Read enjoys bicycling, tennis, cars, martial arts, helicopter flying and fishing. Read is an accomplished second degree black belt in Hapkido and a first degree in Taekwondo. Read loves the woods and never misses an opportunity to be in the outdoors. As a Vermont native he grew up hiking and camping, and some of his fondest memories are in the woods at his camp in the Adirondacks.