Colby Stilson is a partner, portfolio manager and director of fixed income credit research at Brown Advisory. He joined the firm after three years as an investor and operator within private markets, most recently as a partner and executive at TIFIN Group. Prior to that, Colby spent 18 years as an investor in public markets managing credit portfolios and covering industries including TMT, financials, energy, industrials, and sovereigns. His most recent role was at ArrowMark Partners where his responsibilities included research, trading, and portfolio management. He helped lead efforts to build, launch, and manage a corporate credit research platform. Prior to joining ArrowMark, in 2013, Colby helped lead efforts to launch a global fixed income business at Janus Henderson Investors (formerly known as Janus Capital) in London, UK. The first half of his career at Janus was primarily focused on credit and equity research. He began his career within telecommunications M&A at Lumen (formerly known as Level 3 Communications).


  • The Wharton School, MBA
  • University of Colorado, BS

Community Involvement

  • Treasurer & Board Member, TGTHR


  • Series 7, 27


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