Meet Our Team

Calvin J. Pedersen, CFA

Managing Director

Mr. Pedersen is responsible for developing, maintaining and serving the firm's institutional business.

A 30+ year investment management veteran, Mr. Pedersen was most recently Chairman and CEO of Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. and was on the Equity and Fixed Income Investment Strategy Committees. He previously served as Head of Sales and Marketing and was President and CEO of three closed-end mutual funds. Earlier, he was a Managing Director with First Chicago Investment Advisors.

DePaul University, MBA
Wheaton College, BA

Rena Pedersen

Institutional Client Service

Rena Pedersen is an Institutional Client Service and Business Development representative for Dearborn Partners. Ms. Pedersen is primarily responsible for client relationships, services, and consultant relations. She is currently licensed to practice law in Illinois.

North Central College BS
DePaul University JD

Holly Fruland

Institutional Client Service

Holly Fruland is an Institutional Client Service and Business Development representative for Dearborn Partners. Ms. Fruland has 10 years of industry experience. Ms. Fruland was previously an Assistant Vice President at Allianz Global Investors primarily responsible for Taft-Hartley client relationships, consultant relations and business development. Prior to that, Ms. Fruland began her career as an Executive Assistant at private-equity investment firm Adams Street Partners. Ms. Fruland the series 3, 66 and 7 FINRA licenses.

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