Brian E. Peery is Portfolio Manager of Hennessy Funds. Mr. Peery has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having held portfolio management, institutional sales, trading, research and analyst positions. He began his financial career at a boutique investment research shop working as an equities analyst and went on to manage research and trading for a full-service brokerage firm. Today, Mr. Peery is a Portfolio Manager for the Cornerstone Growth, Cornerstone Mid Cap 30, Cornerstone Large Growth, Cornerstone Value, Total Return, Balanced and the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund. Mr. Peery has been with Hennessy Funds since 2002, where he has served on the Investment and Research Committee and held roles as our Director of Sales and Director of Research. Mr. Peery holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Richmond, Virginia.