Bridge to the Burgh

Bridge to the Burgh

Presented by CFA Society Pittsburgh, this is a show about Pittsburgh and finance. Each episode, we meet an accomplished Pittsburgher living and working in the Burgh. Whether born here or transplanted here, each guest will share stories about their connection to Pittsburgh. You’ll hear their successes and failures to get where they are today and where they’re going tomorrow. Hosted by Bradley Jones, CFA charterholder, board member of CFA Society Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh resident. You won’t want to miss this unique chance to get to know the locals. A CFA charter not required!

Recent Episodes

Don Casturo talks commodities, living in London, and

June 8, 2022

In this episode, we interview Don Casturo, Chief Investment Officer at Quantix Commodities. While he’s done London AND New York City living, he has roots here in the steel city. We spend some time during this episode talking…

Jim Herrington talks CFA presidency, trolleys, and investment consulting

May 2, 2022

In this month’s episode, we talk to Jim Herrington, who has been a CFA Pittsburgh local celebrity. We find out why he values the CAIA designation so much and how he applies it to his job nearly every day. What path led him b…

Christopher Amar talks making Pittsburgh home, Wall Street life, and being a community champion

March 7, 2022

In this episode we interview Chris Amar, Vice President at AB Bernstein. While he's lived in a few different cities, he says Pittsburgh feels right at home. Transplanting here a few years ago, he also found his perfect job a…

Special! CFA New York Presents:  Crypto Accounting, and What Every Analyst Should Know

Jan. 31, 2022

In this episode, we are reposting an episode from CFA New York Compound Insights podcast. You can learn more about CFA New York and their podcast here: We'll be back next month with another original episode of Bridge to th…

Adam Wright, CFA talks behavioral finance, moving back home, and CFA study tips

Dec. 27, 2021

In this episode we interview Adam Wright, managing partner and senior financial advisor at Wright Associates. While his name might be on the door, he took an interesting route to get there. Like many of our previous guests, …

Chris Pretsch, CFA talks book writing, fiduciary, and taekwondo

Nov. 22, 2021

This episode features Chris Pretsch, CFA, Managing Director at Staley Capital. A New York native, he found his family and life passion in Pittsburgh, and he never looked back. Chris is past president of CFA Society Pittsburg…