Although many indicators suggest that a recession may be on the horizon, there are also many reasons to believe one will not occur.by Lyle B. Himebaugh III, Richard C. Zipkis
Granite Group Advisors is an independent wealth management firm that aims to be the ultimate investor advocate. Founded in 2003, the firm invests on behalf of high net worth families, endowments, foundations and corporate retirement plans. Granite Group seeks to protect and grow client assets through building diversified portfolios with external investment managers that have excelled in outperforming on the downside. The firm utilizes independent custodians and a transparent business model to protect client assets while putting client needs first. Lyle B. Himebaugh III, partner and co-founder, is a 30- year veteran of the private wealth-management industry. Before joining Granite Group, Lyle was vice president of private client services at DLJ/ Credit Suisse First Boston, where he managed and originated customized investment strategies. Richard C. Zipkis, partner and co-founder, has 30 years of private wealth-management experience. Richard previously served as head of the managed equity and fixed-income business at CSFB.