Jacob Fry

Trader and Analyst

Jake is a Research Analyst at Formidable Asset Management and plays a key role in the due diligence and research the firm carries out for our clients.

He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame, where he gained a variety of experiences, including veterinary care, zoo education, renovating houses, performing scientific research, and serving as a teacher’s assistant in philosophy and molecular genetics.

Following an internship with Global Partners in Care (GPIC), where he engaged in research and supported international partners in their efforts to provide palliative care in low-resource settings, Jake joined Formidable. He works under direction of Adam Eagleston and Will Brown, where he performs essential due diligence and examines investment strategies. He also assists in the analysis of private equity offerings in addition to other various critical research and projects.

At Notre Dame, Jake was a male practice player for the women’s National Championship-winning basketball team and was invited as a walk-on to the varsity spring football roster in March 2020 just before the COVID 19 pandemic shutdowns.

Jake resides in Cincinnati and enjoys spending time close friends, family, and their lively cohort of dogs, cats, horses, and chickens.


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