Lucas Pipes is a financial professional covering the metals and mining sector as Senior Analyst at FBR & Co. He was recognized as a “Rising Star of Wall Street Research” by Institutional Investor magazine and is a CFA charterholder. Mr. Pipes has deep roots to Germany, being raised in Freiburg before attending Bard College in New York State. Mr. Pipes is also serving on the advisory board of the The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities as well as the Junior Board and Finance Committee of the Bard Music Festival. Mr. Pipes is looking forward to contribute to and build upon GAHF’s initiatives for engagement with young people interested in German-American heritage, culture, and language. His experience in and enthusiasm for spearheading this important mandate will be a valuable addition to the Board.