Brad Pappas proves that green portfolios can stay well in the black

Strategies identify sectors and stocks screened for a variety of ethical and social issues.


Brad Pappas
Founder, Principal Portfolio Manager, RMHI

In 1995, Brad Pappas formed Rocky Mountain Humane Investing, Corp (RMHI), an independent Boulder investment advisory firm to cater to Vegan and Socially Responsible Investing.  RMHI was the first investment adviser in the United States that focused exclusively on humane and environmentally screening as part of a socially responsible investing philosophy.

In Episode 7 of Top Trader Radio, Brad and host Charley Wright talk about the investment approach behind several strategies tracked on Collective2 including Optimized Partners I and The Vegan Growth Portfolio.  Topics include trend following, what makes a market worthy of investment, and the common question of whether socially responsible investing means sacrificing performance. 

Brad’s proprietary ranking and trading systems have been public on  since 2013.

The technique that a manager employs is far more important than the investment selection universe. I figured the only way I could really prove it to people was to do it in real time in real life. 

Brad Pappas

Brad Pappas
Founder, Principal Portfolio Manager, Rocky Mountain Humane Investing, Corp.

Brad Pappas is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Finance in Boston with over 35 years of trading experience.  While at E.F. Hutton in the mid 1980’s, he formed his first trading model and was runner up in the 1987 U.S. Investing Championship in the Options Writing division.  

Brad is active in rescuing mountain dog breeds on his ranch in Colorado and in 1995 founded the Rocky Mountain Humane Investing, Corp.


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