R. Paul Herman

CEO of investment adviser and wealth manager HIP Investor Inc.

R. Paul Herman is CEO and a registered representative of HIP Investor Inc., an investment adviser registered in California, Washington, and Illinois.

Herman created the HIP (Human Impact + Profit) methodology and scorecard for investors, companies and entrepreneurs worldwide to understand how higher sustainability can drive financial performance.

Herman is a wealth manager and investment adviser for individuals, family offices and foundations -- and manages the HIP 100 portfolio and investment index. “The HIP Scorecard” investment approach is featured in his 2010 book (The HIP Investor; Make Bigger Profits by Building a Better World; John Wiley & Sons,, Fast Company magazine, business school curricula, and at

Herman’s financial acumen was honed at the Wharton School and McKinsey & Co., and he accelerated social entrepreneurs at and Omidyar Network. Herman has advised leading corporations (including Walmart and NIKE) and investors, family offices and foundations on how to be more HIP. His insights have been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and on CNN, Reuters, and CNBC.