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  • April 22, 2016

Denver, Colo – April 22, 2016 – First Western Trust is pleased to announce that Senior Portfolio Manager, Doug Barker, has joined the DTC | Cherry Hills team. In this role, Doug is responsible for building and managing new and existing investment management relationships. Doug takes a goals-based approach, designs strategies, and actively manages assets to reduce risk while achieving stable, predictable, and tax efficient returns.

Doug has more than 22 years of experience in investment management, wealth advisory, and financial services. Prior to joining First Western, Doug served as regional director for Halbert Hargrove Global Advisors in their Cherry Creek office.  He led a team of financial professionals, providing investment and wealth advisory services to successful families and business owners.

Doug is also involved in the community. He is a member of the Walnut Hills Civic Association, Colgate Club of the Rockies Alumni Association, and the Strategic Connections Professional Networking Association.

“We are excited to have Doug join our DTC | Cherry Hills team,” said Jeremy Nicholas, president of First Western Trust, DTC | Cherry Hills. “Doug has the knowledge and experience to create tailored, diversified, and globally invested portfolios that allow clients to responsibly grow and protect their financial assets.”


About First Western Trust

First Western Trust’s mission is to be the best private bank for the Western wealth management client. The integrated wealth management firm delivers a complete package of goals-oriented wealth advisory services to clients that have a uniquely Western spirit from its 14 offices in Colorado, Arizona, California, and Wyoming.

Through its proprietary ConnectView service model, First Western delivers tailored solutions, spanning personal, business, mortgage and philanthropic needs.