Ned Brines, CFA is presently the Director of Investments for Arnel & Affiliates, a multi-billion dollar single family office. After a six-year career in investment banking, Mr. Brines spent 22 years as an institutional money manager, and has been a Chief Investment Officer since 2008. Mr. Brines earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Physiology from San Diego State University. Mr. Brines also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, has served as an independent director for Steadfast Income REIT since October 2012 and Steadfast Apartment REIT III since January 2016. Mr. Brines is involved in various community activities including serving on the investment committee of City of Hope, The Milken Institute's Global Capital Market Advisory Committe, the board of directors for HomeWord, and the Orange County Regional Counsel for San Diego State University.