Our History

Founded on the shores of Mobile Bay in 1985 by Fred Hayek, for over 30 years Hayek Kallen has been serving the wealth management needs of clients across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Employing a value investment discipline, and utilizing a balanced approach to portfolio construction, Fred Hayek instituted an investment methodology that has endured and flourished through a variety of economic and market cycles. With an emphasis on the individual client, and a foundation based on stewardship, Hayek Kallen has been able to evolve and steadily grow while meeting the increasingly complex demands of the financial industry. Since joining the firm in 2002, Eric Kallen has guided the firm’s investment strategy and with his appointment as President in 2011 he has taken over the operations of the business. In his role as President and Chief Investment Officer, Eric oversees the operations in both the Charlottesville, VA and Fairhope, AL offices.