Brandon G. Stranzl, CFA

Senior Vice President

Brandon joined the firm in 2012.  He  serves as Analyst for the FPA Contrarian Value Strategy and the FPA Hawkeye Strategy.  He was previously Head of Distressed Corporate Credit and Value Equity Portfolios at C12 Capital Management LLC, where he launched these strategies for the firm.  From 2008 to 2010, Brandon was the Lead Analyst and directed the research team for ESL Investments Inc., the firm founded by Eddie Lampert.  Prior to this, Brandon managed BGS/TBGS Value Partners LP and from 2002 to 2004 he was Partner at Third Avenue Management.  Brandon earned a Bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.