Taylor McGowan, CFA

Principal, Chief Investment Officer

Taylor McGowan began working at Farr, Miller & Washington in 2001. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Senior Equity Research Analyst at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey, Inc. Mr. McGowan currently serves as Head of Research, Portfolio Manager, and is the firm’s Chief Investment Officer.

Mr. McGowan holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Virginia. Before beginning his career as a financial analyst, he played professional basketball for the London Towers. Mr. McGowan holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the College of William and Mary, and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. McGowan is married and lives in northern Virginia with his wife and two children.