Mr. Pederson has advised many small and large companies with the Boston-based management consulting firm Harbridge House as well as Ross Consulting Group, which he founded in 1982. He has since provided strategic and tactical counsel to major corporations and institutional investors in real estate. As President of Foundation Properties, Inc., he has led management of more than $100 million in commercial real estate investments for its private foundation and endowment partners. Addressing subjects of economics and investment and finance theory and practice, Mr. Pederson is often called upon to speak publicly, and has published numerous writings and has been quoted in numerous periodicals including the Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal. Mr. Pederson is a member of the Board of Trustees of Westcore Funds (a mutual funds complex) and ALPS ETF Funds. He earned a B.S., magna cum laude, an M.B.A., and a J.D. from the University of Denver.