Investment Operations Specialist
Hiwote joined Brightworth in 2018 as an Investment Operations Specialist. Her primary responsibilities include maintaining our portfolio management software, executing trades, and other operational duties.
Hiwote has a diverse background working in the financial services industry. She has experience working at an independent global financial services firm providing fund administration and account valuation services to private equity fund managers. Prior to joining Brightworth, Hiwote spent three years at a large RIA firm in Atlanta; initially working in the CPA division where she broadened her knowledge in income tax return preparation for high net worth clients. Most recently, she worked as an Investment Operation Analyst, primarily trading clients’ investment accounts.
Hiwote attended the University of West Georgia, where she was a member of the Honors College. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Neuroscience research and a minor in Biology.
Hiwote is originally from Ethiopia and currently lives in Dunwoody, GA. She attends St. Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Church. In her free time, she enjoys learning new things, running, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.