Alumni Association

University of Colorado Boulder

Jonathan Edward Holtzinger, CFA

Jonathan Edward HoltzingerFebruary 3, 1974 – June 12, 2012

Jon’s passion for learning was contagious.

Jon was dedicated to education and excellence. He was an active participant in the communities that supported his life. North Denver was the community where he grew up and was also raising his family. He supported North Denver and it’s schools. In addition to his work at Grandview Capital, which he loved, Jon donated much of his time to education. He always enjoyed returning to the University of Colorado School of Business at Boulder as a guest speaker to share his passion for ethics in business practice. He also lectured at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs, Denver University, University of Wyoming, the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley and Colorado State University Business Schools. For the last two years Jon spent personal time working with students as an Industry Mentor for the University of Northern Colorado in the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge. He enjoyed both students and faculty.

Jonathan was Principal and Founder of Grandview Capital, LLC. He started this business in 2006. Grandview Capital specializes in wealth management, corporate finance and investment management. He loved his work and his clients. He was awarded the 5280 5 Star Wealth Management Award for Client Satisfaction by 5280 Magazine and CoBiz Magazine for successive years from 2009 thru 2012. Jon was also active in the CFA Society of Colorado serving as their Advocacy Chair from 2008 to present, Industry Chair for the CFA Global Research Challenge 2010 to 2012 and was Vice-President Elect for the Colorado CFA Society, May 2012. Jon graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Finance in 1995, North High School Denver in 1992 and earned his Chartered Financial Analyst in 2004.

In December, 2012 The Colorado CFA Society has honored Jon by creating an annual award in his honor.

The Jonathan Holtzinger Advocacy Award

The CFA Society of Colorado created this annual award in June each year which will be presented to a CFA Charter Holder who best exemplifies the values and ethics of the CFA Society through work with the investing public.

Jon is survived by his wife, Heather Rhodes Holtzinger and 3 children, Logan Ivy, Ivan Zachariah and Gillian Eve, his parents Terry and Charlene Holtzinger, his brother, Chad Holtzinger, his wife Erica and their children Wyatt, Daisy and Violet. Many additional relatives, friends, clients and associates will hold him in their memory.

Jon believed in education, self-reliance and personal responsibility. He was very dedicated to his family spending all of his free time with them. His adored his wife Heather, she was the love of his life. His children Logan, Ivan and Gillian brought him so much joy. He loved helping them learn physical and intellectual skills. He worked hard to make sure his children developed a sense of emotional intelligence, learn to recognize the difference between right and wrong and the long term impact of making good and bad decisions. Jon not only instilled this in his children but he was also a living example to them of how to be ethical, responsible, intellectually engaged and contribute to society in a positive manner.

His family has set up The Jonathan Holtzinger Scholarship Fund for Excellence in Achievement. 4000 Tejon Street, Denver, Colorado. It will be awarded to extraordinary students at North High School whose goal is to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder, School of Business.

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