Meet the Founder- Michael K. Farr

Our American Dream Stories is the brainchild of Michael K. Farr.

Michael K. Farr is President and majority owner of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of the firm. Prior to starting FM&W, he was a Principal with Alex Brown & Sons.

Mr. Farr is a paid Contributor for CNBC television and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC’s Nightly News, CNN, Bloomberg, Reuters, and the Nightly Business Report. Mr. Farr is heard on Associated Press Radio and National Public Radio, and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, The Washington Post, Businessweek, USA Today, and many other publications. He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, National Association for Business Economics, The World Presidents’ Organization, and The Washington Association of Money Managers. He is the author of A Million Is Not Enough, published by Hachette Book Group USA in 2008, and The Arrogance Cycle, September 2011 by Globe Pequot Press.

In 2013, Mr. Farr published his third book Restoring Our American Dream: The Best Investment.¬†After coming to the conclusion that American society was lacking in the fundamental qualities of trust and hope, Mr. Farr devised a blueprint to restoring society’s capacity for progress. One central element to that blueprint was to celebrate American success. You can read more about the overall idea in his book, available on Amazon and select bookstores.

This website is a tangible example of his efforts to fulfill his goal of restoring the American Dream. By publishing these stories, Americans will celebrate the past and be inspired for the future.