Sally Gries is the founder and chairperson of Gries Financial LLC, a firm that provides investment and financial advisory services to high net worth individuals, foundations, endowments and retirement plans.
Ms. Gries is a founder and chairperson of Fieldstone Associates Inc, a real estate investment advisory firm that advises on private real estate investments for the benefit of its clients.
An avid reader of TheWall Street Journal as a young teenager, she entered the male-dominated financial field in the late 60’s after graduating from Northwestern University. A decade later she started her own company. She has the distinction of being the founder of the first female-owned money management and financial planning firm in Ohio.
Her involvement in the community has been extensive over the years. Currently, Sally is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Foundation and serves as a trustee for Holden Forests and Gardens and the Gries Family Foundation. She is a Life Trustee of Hawken School and Emeritus Trustee of Case Western Reserve University. She is an investment committee member of several large institutions and chairs two of them.
She has been a frequent speaker on investment management and financial planning, along with radio and television appearances.
Sally lives in Shaker Heights with her husband, Bob.
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