Harry A. Papp, CFA
L. Roy Papp & Associates Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager
Harry has 33 years of experience in portfolio management and security analysis. After completing his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago he joined G.D. Searle & Co. At Searle he was responsible for overseas financing/acquisitions and managed the domestic real estate holdings of the company. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Geochemistry from the University of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University. He was awarded a Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1984.
In 1981 he joined L. Roy Papp & Associates, LLP and began working as a Portfolio Manager. He currently oversees the private client business at the Firm.
He serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona, currently serving as Vice Chair. He is a Trustee and has served as a Director/Trustee of The Phoenix Zoo for 28 years. He serves on the Board of Directors and Board of Trustees of the Arizona State University Foundation and chairs the Investment Committee. He is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University. He is on the board of Community Health Charities of Arizona, serving as Treasurer, and previously served on the national board for 15 years. He serves on the Planned Giving Committee for the Desert Botanical Garden, the Phoenix Art Museum, and Ballet Arizona. He is President of the Arizona Five Arts Circle.