Hennessy Gas Utility Fund (HGASX)

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Ryan Kelley, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Ryan brings nearly 20 years of financial analysis, trading and portfolio management experience to Hennessy Funds. Ryan serves as the Portfolio Manager of the Hennessy Small Cap Financial, Hennessy Large Cap Financial, Hennessy Gas Utility, Hennessy Cornerstone Growth, Hennessy Cornerstone Mid Cap 30, Hennessy Cornerstone Large Growth, Hennessy Cornerstone Value and Hennessy Technology Funds. He began as an associate in corporate finance at FBR & Co., a leading investment bank headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area and later joined their institutional equity research team. In 2005 Ryan became a member of the FBR Funds portfolio management team and transitioned to Hennessy Funds portfolio management when the firm acquired FBR in 2012.

Ryan received a BA from Oberlin College, is a CFA charterholder, and is a member of both The Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Society North Carolina.




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Brian E. Peery

Portfolio Manager

Brian Peery has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having held institutional sales, trading, research and analyst positions. He began his financial career at a boutique investment research shop working as an equities analyst and went on to manage research and trading for a full service brokerage firm. Today Brian is the Portfolio Manager for the Cornerstone Growth, Cornerstone Mid Cap 30, Cornerstone Large Growth, Cornerstone Value, Total Return, Balanced, Technology and Gas Utility Funds.

Brian has been with Hennessy Funds since 2002, where he has served on the Investment and Research Committee and held roles as our Director of Sales and Director of Research. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Richmond (VA).