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Eric Huefner

President & COO

Grandeur Peak Tenure

Since inception, 2011

Industry Experience

23 years

Mr. Huefner is President, COO and co-founder of Grandeur Peak Global Advisors. Before co-founding Grandeur Peak Global Advisors in 2011, Mr. Huefner was a partner, vice president, and the director of the $8B mutual fund business at Wasatch Advisors. He was also a vice president of Wasatch Funds.

Mr. Huefner’s experience at Wasatch Advisors spanned 11 years. He joined the firm’s operation team in 1980, and then went on to become a research analyst and member of the investment committee before deciding to pursue an MBA. He returned to Wasatch Advisors years later in 2006 to manage the mutual fund business and lead the firm’s marketing efforts.

Prior to rejoining Wasatch Advisors, Mr. Huefner was a Senior Business Director managing the V8 Beverages line for Campbell’s. He spent the prior 12 years in various management positions at Kraft/Nabisco, Sara Lee, and Campbell’s. Before business school, Mr. Huefner spent three years as a middle and upper school math teacher, and a basketball, golf, soccer, and lacrosse coach.

Education and Accreditations

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MBA, with honors
Harvard University, AB in Economics, with honors

Lived

Switzerland, Israel, Great Britain, and France.

He currently serves as a Trustee on The Waterford School Board of Trustees.

Eric cherishes his role as father and is often found coaching his daughter’s athletic teams.

Eric Huefner is a Registered Representative of ACA Foreside.