Dong Hao Zhang, PhD

Our president and chief investment officer, has two decades of experience managing U.S equity portfolios. Before founding Evla Hills, he managed $2 billion in equity investments for Phoenix Investment Partners. Dr. Zhang managed U.S. equity investments for the Phoenix Balanced Fund, Strategic Allocation Fund and Phoenix Worldwide Strategy Fund (1999-2006); the Institutional Value Product and Phoenix Edge Value Equity Fund (2000-2006), and the Phoenix Growth and Income Fund (1997-2006).

Earlier he managed the American Century Equity Growth Fund for Benham Capital Management (1995-1997).


 Dr. Zhang is also an accomplished physicist.

He graduated in three years first in his class at UCLA with a BS in Physics (after high school in his native Shanghai) and went on to Stanford University where he received a PhD in Physics, specializing in semiconductor devices.