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As a Principal and Financial Advisor with Bernstein Global Wealth Management, Mary Ann Best’s practice is focused on providing fee-based investment planning for individuals, families and foundations. Plans are tailored for each client’s resources, tax circumstances, estate planning goals, and risk tolerance. In investing client assets the goal is to maximize after-tax returns for an appropriate level of risk, given the client’s asset allocation.
Mary Ann Best earned her Masters of Business Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta Georgia, graduating with high honors. She earned her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University. Prior to joining Bernstein Investment Research and Management, Mary Ann was associated with Advanced Publishing and based in New York, New York. Mary Ann is active in community activities, including as a current board member of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra and the Concerto Foundation.
As a Financial Advisor with Bernstein Investment Research and Management, her clients benefit from the resources of one of the largest and most respected research efforts in the industry. Bernstein Investment Research and Management has been managing money for private clients since the founding of the firm in 1967. Today, as a unit of Alliance Bernstein, L.P., the firm is one of the largest institutional manager of U.S. value equities and the largest institutional manager of U.S. growth equities in the country, as well as having premier fixed income and international equity services. The combined firm currently manages in excess of $680 billion, recognition of the confidence place in us by the most sophisticated investors and their advisors.