People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

"Financial planning is more about the planning than the financial. We emphasize that for clients to achieve their financial goals, an appropriate plan must first be in place."

Edward R. Miller, MBA, CFA, CMT

Senior Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager

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Ed is a Senior Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager at The Colony Group . He has over 25 years of investment industry experience in areas including investment strategy, portfolio management, research and trading.

Ed served as a Senior Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager at Aurora Financial Advisors prior to merging with The Colony Group in early 2019. Previously, he was the Portfolio Manager at The Legacy Foundation, a comprehensive wealth management firm in Charlottesville, VA. His experience also includes serving as a Portfolio Manager & Macro Strategist at Haber Trilix Advisors and as a Portfolio Manager at Batterymarch Financial Management. Ed also worked at 1838 Investment Advisors and Guardian Life Insurance, where he was Director of Quantitative Research & Portfolio Manager.

Ed graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst® and Chartered Market Technician® designations.