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John R. Frye, CFA

John Frye is Chief Investment Officer and a founder of the firm. He oversees all aspects of Crane's investment and portfolio management process. John has 42 years of experience in the investment field. Before co-founding Crane Asset Management LLC, John served as Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Renberg & Associates in Beverly Hills. He began his career with E. F. Hutton & Company in New York and subsequently worked with Alex. Brown & Sons in Baltimore. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Princeton University in 1977 and his M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. John holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles.

Sharon E. Blunk

Sharon Blunk is Chief Operating Officer and a founder of the firm. She is responsible for all aspects of investment operations, portfolio administration and client service. Prior to co-founding Crane Asset Management LLC, Sharon worked for 18 years at Renberg & Associates as Vice President of Operations. She attended State University of New York at Oneonta.

John Frye is a member of the GuideVine Founder's Club