Founder and principal Ted Barnhart brings over twenty years financial and investment industry experience to work for BIA Clients. He graduated with a BA in Accounting (1990) from Michigan State University. His experience includes work with Arthur Andersen & Company, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. Inaddition he spent several years as a Risk-Arbitrage Trader for both Peters Securities and TJM Institutional Services in Chicago.
Mr. Barnhart is a strong advocate of the Austrian School of Economic Thought and is a member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute which was founded to advance the scholarship of liberty in the tradition of the Austrian School.
Ted and his wife live in Elmhurst with their daughter and son. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Elmhurst and enjoys coaching youth hockey and baseball.