Our Team

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

~ Henry Ford
We value integrity, intellectual honesty, and collaboration. Partnering to build consensus results in the best outcome for each client.

CHARLES E. “TED” HERGET, JR.

FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL

ALFRED J. MORRISON

FOUNDER & MANAGING PRINCIPAL

John F. Meehan, CFA, CPA

Principal & Director of Research

David E. Saunders, II

PRINCIPAL & Sr. Consultant

CHARLES E. “TED” HERGET, JR.

FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL

ALFRED J. MORRISON

FOUNDER & MANAGING PRINCIPAL

John F. Meehan, CFA, CPA

Principal & Director of Research

David E. Saunders, II

PRINCIPAL & Sr. Consultant

Robert G. Merrick, III

PRINCIPAL &  DIRECTOR OF NON-PROFITS

Anne B. Hernandez, CFA

Principal & Sr. Research Analyst

Andrew W. Conner, CFA

Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Edwin R. Boyer, III

Principal & Sr. Consultant

Robert G. Merrick, III

PRINCIPAL &  DIRECTOR OF NON-PROFITS

Anne B. Hernandez, CFA

Principal & Sr. Research Analyst

Andrew W. Conner, CFA

Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Edwin R. Boyer, III

Principal & Sr. Consultant

Michael A. “Tony” King, CFA

Director of Private Wealth

William B. McCall, CFP

Sr. Consultant

Sara K. Morgan

Sr. Consultant

Clark G. Frese, CPC, AIFA

Sr. Consultant

Michael A. “Tony” King, CFA

Director of Private Wealth

William B. McCall, CFP

Sr. Consultant

Sara K. Morgan

Sr. Consultant

Clark G. Frese, CPC, AIFA

Sr. Consultant

Stacy S. Heistand, AIF, QPA, QKA, QPFC

Consultant

Kent A. Fitzpatrick, AIFA, GFS, CBFA

Sr. Consultant

Pawitra “Pawe” Kc

Senior Research Analyst

Bennett W. Boyer

Associate Research Analyst

Stacy S. Heistand, AIF, QPA, QKA, QPFC

Consultant

Kent A. Fitzpatrick, AIFA, GFS, CBFA

Sr. Consultant

Pawitra “Pawe” Kc

Senior Research Analyst

Bennett W. Boyer

Associate Research Analyst

Brianna M. Futch

Performance Reporting Analyst

Teresa Y. Lee

Performance Reporting Analyst

Rosario S. Salamone, MAFM, CIMA®

Research Analyst

Neil J. Moody, QKA

Research Analyst

Brianna M. Futch

Performance Reporting Analyst

Teresa Y. Lee

Performance Reporting Analyst

Rosario S. Salamone, MAFM, CIMA®

Research Analyst

Neil J. Moody, QKA

Research Analyst

Nelson Ramirez

Chief Financial Officer

William I. Wright, CPC, QPA, QKA

Research Analyst

India G. Suter

Director of Business Development

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D.

Director of Educational Institutions

Nelson Ramirez

Chief Financial Officer

William I. Wright, CPC, QPA, QKA

Research Analyst

India G. Suter

Director of Business Development

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D.

Director of Educational Institutions

Keaton T. Macut

Director of Business Development – Harrisburg Office

Dawn P. Durden

Office Manager

Jessica E. Stevens

Client Services Administrator

Helen W. Anderson

Client Services
Private Wealth

Keaton T. Macut

Director of Business Development – Harrisburg Office

Dawn P. Durden

Office Manager

Jessica E. Stevens

Client Services Administrator

Helen W. Anderson

Client Services
Private Wealth

Charles E. “Ted” Herget, Jr.

Founder & Principal

Ted is Co-Founder and Principal in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. For over 30 years, he has been a consultant to qualified retirement plans, endowments and foundations, and corporate insurance reserves on investment strategy and the selection and monitoring of investment managers.

Ted earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Loyola University in Baltimore. He completed courses in taxation, retirement planning, employee benefits and investments at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore. He has attended The Endowment Institute at Harvard Business School.

 

herget@assetstrategyconsultants.com

ALFRED J. MORRISON

Founder & Managing Principal

Al is Co-Founder, Managing Principal and Senior Consultant in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

He developed the firm`s affiliation with Callan Associates in 1991. In addition, he has directed the growth of the firm since its inception in Baltimore to an organization with operations in Boston, Charleston, Harrisburg, and Raleigh/Durham.

Al earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Air Force, obtaining the rank of Captain. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the Air Force, he started his career in the financial services industry, which included Dupont, Walston & Company and Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith.

 

morrison@assetstrategyconsultants.com

John F. Meehan, CFA, CPA

Principal & Director of Research

John is a Principal and Director of Investment Research in the Hunt Valley Headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

John is responsible for investment manager searches and performance attribution reports, quarterly client reporting, analysis of alternative investments, research of the capital markets, and other analytical projects. He also manages the Hunt Valley analytical staff of five professionals.

John is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a B.S. in both Finance and Accounting. John has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Baltimore and the AICPA.

 

meehan@assetstrategyconsultants.com

David E. Saunders, II

Principal & Sr. Consultant

David is a Principal and Senior Consultant located in the Hunt Valley headquarters.  David guides the long-term investment strategy for the firm’s clients.  He is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.   

David has over 20 years of experience in the investment management industry.  Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, he was a Senior Investment Consultant at PSA Insurance and Financial Services responsible for providing oversight of fund monitoring and due diligence.  Prior to this, David served as an equity analyst and portfolio manager at Credo Capital Management. In addition, he has held equity analyst positions at Wells Fargo and Legg Mason.     

David graduated from Wofford College with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University.  He is a member of the CFA Society Baltimore and is a board member of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Inter Parish Loan Fund. 

 

saunders@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Charles E. “Ted” Herget, Jr.

Founder & Principal

Ted is Co-Founder and Principal in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. For over 30 years, he has been a consultant to qualified retirement plans, endowments and foundations, and corporate insurance reserves on investment strategy and the selection and monitoring of investment managers.

Ted earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Loyola University in Baltimore. He completed courses in taxation, retirement planning, employee benefits and investments at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Baltimore. He has attended The Endowment Institute at Harvard Business School.

 

herget@assetstrategyconsultants.com

ALFRED J. MORRISON

Founder & Managing Principal

Al is Co-Founder, Managing Principal and Senior Consultant in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

He developed the firm`s affiliation with Callan Associates in 1991. In addition, he has directed the growth of the firm since its inception in Baltimore to an organization with operations in Boston, Charleston, Harrisburg, and Raleigh/Durham.

Al earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton. Upon graduation, he entered the United States Air Force, obtaining the rank of Captain. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the Air Force, he started his career in the financial services industry, which included Dupont, Walston & Company and Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith.

 

morrison@assetstrategyconsultants.com

John F. Meehan, CFA, CPA

Principal & Director of Research

John is a Principal and Director of Investment Research in the Hunt Valley Headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

John is responsible for investment manager searches and performance attribution reports, quarterly client reporting, analysis of alternative investments, research of the capital markets, and other analytical projects. He also manages the Hunt Valley analytical staff of five professionals.

John is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a B.S. in both Finance and Accounting. John has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Baltimore and the AICPA.

 

meehan@assetstrategyconsultants.com

David E. Saunders, II

Principal & Sr. Consultant

David is a Principal and Senior Consultant located in the Hunt Valley headquarters.  David guides the long-term investment strategy for the firm’s clients.  He is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee.   

David has over 20 years of experience in the investment management industry.  Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, he was a Senior Investment Consultant at PSA Insurance and Financial Services responsible for providing oversight of fund monitoring and due diligence.  Prior to this, David served as an equity analyst and portfolio manager at Credo Capital Management. In addition, he has held equity analyst positions at Wells Fargo and Legg Mason.     

David graduated from Wofford College with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University.  He is a member of the CFA Society Baltimore and is a board member of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Inter Parish Loan Fund. 

 

saunders@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Robert G. Merrick, III

Principal & DIRECTOR OF NON-PROFITS

Bobby is a Principal in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.
His primary role focuses on client development – working with non-profit organizations.

Previously, Bobby held senior positions at Kidder Peabody, JP Morgan, and Coe Capital Management. In 2005, he was appointed as the independent board chair of the Campbell Multi Strategy Trust — a 40 act fund managed by Campbell & Company, a Baltimore-based fund manager.

In addition, he served as a member of the Cornerstone Capital Global Advisory Committee, a New York-based consulting firm advising corporations, investors and asset managers on Environmental, Social, and Governance investing (ESG).

Active in the community, Bobby has served on a number of boards and investment committees in the region. Currently, he serves on the boards of the Hippodrome Foundation, France-Merrick Foundation, Stevenson University President’s Advisory Committee, and UMBC Board of Visitors.

Bobby graduated with a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University.

 

merrick@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Anne B. Hernandez, CFA

Principal & Sr. Research Analyst

Anne is a Principal and Senior Research Analyst located in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. Anne performs a broad range of alternative, as well as traditional, investment manager searches.

She has over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, Anne spent three years as a Research Analyst with Legg Mason Capital Management responsible for providing client-related investment analysis and client service. She began her career with Investment Counselors of Maryland. Her role during her 12 years with ICM included managing all aspects of institutional and high net worth accounts ranging from account reconciliation and performance analysis to managing portfolios and client service.

Anne graduated Cum Laude from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola College. She has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Baltimore. She has completed the Callan College for Fiduciary Training.

 

hernandez@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Andrew W. Conner, CFA

Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Based in the firm’s Hunt Valley headquarters, Andy is a Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Andy has 20 years of investment experience, including twelve years as a senior member of the Johns Hopkins University Office of Investment Management, where he held leadership positions including Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Interim Vice President of Investments & Chief Investment Officer. His responsibilities at ASC include overseeing the firm’s Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) effort and acting as the portfolio manager for those clients.

Andy holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.S. in Economics from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is a CFA Charterholder. He has spoken at industry conferences, was named to Chief Investment Officer magazine’s 2016 Forty Under Forty list, and has published articles on investing in alternative assets in The Journal of Private Equity and The Journal of Alternative Investments.

 

conner@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Edwin R. Boyer, III

Principal & Sr. Consultant

Ed is a Principal and Senior Consultant in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

He specializes in evaluating investment management organizations and the risks associated with various structures. Ed has particular expertise in the area of Alternative Investments, such as Venture Capital, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Natural Resources, etc.

Ed is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

 

boyer@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Robert G. Merrick, III

Principal & DIRECTOR OF NON-PROFITS

Bobby is a Principal in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.
His primary role focuses on client development – working with non-profit organizations.

Previously, Bobby held senior positions at Kidder Peabody, JP Morgan, and Coe Capital Management. In 2005, he was appointed as the independent board chair of the Campbell Multi Strategy Trust — a 40 act fund managed by Campbell & Company, a Baltimore-based fund manager.

In addition, he served as a member of the Cornerstone Capital Global Advisory Committee, a New York-based consulting firm advising corporations, investors and asset managers on Environmental, Social, and Governance investing (ESG).

Active in the community, Bobby has served on a number of boards and investment committees in the region. Currently, he serves on the boards of the Hippodrome Foundation, France-Merrick Foundation, Stevenson University President’s Advisory Committee, and UMBC Board of Visitors.

Bobby graduated with a BA in English Literature from St. Lawrence University.

 

merrick@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Anne B. Hernandez, CFA

Principal & Sr. Research Analyst

Anne is a Principal and Senior Research Analyst located in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. Anne performs a broad range of alternative, as well as traditional, investment manager searches.

She has over 30 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, Anne spent three years as a Research Analyst with Legg Mason Capital Management responsible for providing client-related investment analysis and client service. She began her career with Investment Counselors of Maryland. Her role during her 12 years with ICM included managing all aspects of institutional and high net worth accounts ranging from account reconciliation and performance analysis to managing portfolios and client service.

Anne graduated Cum Laude from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and holds an MBA in Finance from Loyola College. She has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Baltimore. She has completed the Callan College for Fiduciary Training.

 

hernandez@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Andrew W. Conner, CFA

Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Based in the firm’s Hunt Valley headquarters, Andy is a Principal and Chief Investment Officer of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Andy has 20 years of investment experience, including twelve years as a senior member of the Johns Hopkins University Office of Investment Management, where he held leadership positions including Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Interim Vice President of Investments & Chief Investment Officer. His responsibilities at ASC include overseeing the firm’s Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) effort and acting as the portfolio manager for those clients.

Andy holds a B.S. in Finance and an M.S. in Economics from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and is a CFA Charterholder. He has spoken at industry conferences, was named to Chief Investment Officer magazine’s 2016 Forty Under Forty list, and has published articles on investing in alternative assets in The Journal of Private Equity and The Journal of Alternative Investments.

 

conner@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Edwin R. Boyer, III

Principal & Sr. Consultant

Ed is a Principal and Senior Consultant in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

He specializes in evaluating investment management organizations and the risks associated with various structures. Ed has particular expertise in the area of Alternative Investments, such as Venture Capital, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Natural Resources, etc.

Ed is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

 

boyer@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Michael A. “Tony” King, CFA

DIRECTOR OF PRIVATE WEALTH

Tony is the Director of Private Wealth located in the Hunt Valley headquarters of ASC. Tony joined ASC through the acquisition of Belay Group, LLC, an RIA he founded. He is responsible for overseeing ASC’s Private Wealth business and acting as an advisor to many of our private wealth clients. Prior to founding Belay Group, Tony was a veteran of Wall Street having spent 20+ years working for Wells Fargo and its predecessors Wachovia, First Union, and Wheat First Securities. He served as a Managing Director and National Head of Equity Sales Trading.  He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange, as well as many other trade organizations.

Tony is the co-founder of the Josie King Foundation (JKF), along with his wife Sorrel.  JKF is dedicated to preventing patients from dying or being harmed by medical errors.  Tony also serves on the board of Smart Patients, LLC. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado and an MBA from American University.  He has also earned the designation of Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).

 

king@assetstrategyconsultants.com

William B. McCall, CFP

Sr. Consultant

Bill is a Principal and Senior Consultant of Asset Strategy Consultants. He has over 34 years of experience in the Financial and Investment fields, including business experience domestically and internationally with three large Multinational corporations.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Foreign Service (International Economics) from Georgetown University. A Master of Business Administration degree (MBA-Finance and Management) was conferred by Marymount University.

Other experience includes military service as a United States Army Ordnance Officer-Vietnam era, and Adjunct University Faculty. He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Investments, Portfolio Management, and Accounting for Control and Managerial Economics.

Bill’s primary focus on Business Development is directed toward associations, corporations and medical organizations.

He is licensed and registered in Financial Planning (CFP), insurance, and real estate.

 

mccall@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Sara K. Morgan

Sr. Consultant

Sara is Senior Consultant and head of the Raleigh/Durham office of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Sara brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services to her retirement plan, endowment and foundation clients.

Sara graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hollins College, where she majored in Economics.

 

morgan@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Clark G. Frese, CPC, AIFA

Sr. Consultant

Joining ASC in 2006, Clark is a Senior Consultant and heads our Harrisburg office. He is a Certified Pension Consultant (American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries).

With over 25 years of experience as a Retirement Plans Consultant, he focuses on helping employers structure the most efficient and effective retirement plans for their employees. Clark works in tandem with management and administrators on plan analysis, retirement plans, fiduciary audits, and plan design and employee education.

He has earned a BA Business Administration from Villanova University and earned his CPC from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and is an former agent with the Treasury Department.

 

frese@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Michael A. “Tony” King, CFA

DIRECTOR OF PRIVATE WEALTH

Tony is the Director of Private Wealth located in the Hunt Valley headquarters of ASC. Tony joined ASC through the acquisition of Belay Group, LLC, an RIA he founded. He is responsible for overseeing ASC’s Private Wealth business and acting as an advisor to many of our private wealth clients. Prior to founding Belay Group, Tony was a veteran of Wall Street having spent 20+ years working for Wells Fargo and its predecessors Wachovia, First Union, and Wheat First Securities. He served as a Managing Director and National Head of Equity Sales Trading.  He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange, as well as many other trade organizations.

Tony is the co-founder of the Josie King Foundation (JKF), along with his wife Sorrel.  JKF is dedicated to preventing patients from dying or being harmed by medical errors.  Tony also serves on the board of Smart Patients, LLC. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado and an MBA from American University.  He has also earned the designation of Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).

 

king@assetstrategyconsultants.com

William B. McCall, CFP

Sr. Consultant

Bill is a Principal and Senior Consultant of Asset Strategy Consultants. He has over 34 years of experience in the Financial and Investment fields, including business experience domestically and internationally with three large Multinational corporations.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Foreign Service (International Economics) from Georgetown University. A Master of Business Administration degree (MBA-Finance and Management) was conferred by Marymount University.

Other experience includes military service as a United States Army Ordnance Officer-Vietnam era, and Adjunct University Faculty. He taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Investments, Portfolio Management, and Accounting for Control and Managerial Economics.

Bill’s primary focus on Business Development is directed toward associations, corporations and medical organizations.

He is licensed and registered in Financial Planning (CFP), insurance, and real estate.

 

mccall@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Sara K. Morgan

Sr. Consultant

Sara is Senior Consultant and head of the Raleigh/Durham office of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Sara brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services to her retirement plan, endowment and foundation clients.

Sara graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hollins College, where she majored in Economics.

 

morgan@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Clark G. Frese, CPC, AIFA

Sr. Consultant

Joining ASC in 2006, Clark is a Senior Consultant and heads our Harrisburg office. He is a Certified Pension Consultant (American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries).

With over 25 years of experience as a Retirement Plans Consultant, he focuses on helping employers structure the most efficient and effective retirement plans for their employees. Clark works in tandem with management and administrators on plan analysis, retirement plans, fiduciary audits, and plan design and employee education.

He has earned a BA Business Administration from Villanova University and earned his CPC from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and is an former agent with the Treasury Department.

 

frese@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Stacy S. Heistand, AIF, QPA, QKA, QPFC

Consultant

Stacy is a Consultant in our Harrisburg office with experience consulting on Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit retirement plans.

He began his career on the administration and recordkeeping side of the business as a retirement plans administrator with Merrill Lynch where he was responsible for the day-to-day servicing and annual compliance with multi-million dollar plans.

Stacy earned a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries through which he has attained the QPA-Qualified Pension Administrator, QKA-Qualified 401(k) Administrator, and QPFC- Qualified Plan Financial Consultant designations.

 

heistand@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Kent A. Fitzpatrick, AIFA, GFS, CBFA

Sr. Consultant

Kent A. Fitzpatrick is a Senior Consultant and head of our Boston office.

Kent provides comprehensive, customized investment advisory and retirement plan consulting, as well as counseling clients on asset allocation, fiduciary issues and investment strategies. Kent’s focus is on investment design, participant and committee education, investment policy statement, fiduciary governance, improving participant outcomes and investment monitoring, for the public and private corporate sector, as well as non-profit organizations.

Kent is a graduate from St. Anselm College with a BA in Economics. Kent has been included in The 401kWire’s 300 Most Influential Advisors in Defined Contribution Plans. He is past president of the Retirement Advisors and Designers of America (RADA), an Advisor Council member of Envestnet Asset Management (NYSE: ENV) and a Board Member of Envestnet Retirement Solutions.

 

fitzpatrick@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Pawitra “Pawe” Kc

Senior Research Analyst

Pawe is Senior Research Analyst in the Investment Research and Analytical Group of the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

She is responsible for the analysis of client statements, quarterly reporting, performance attribution reports, investment manager searches and special analytical projects.

Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, Pawe worked as an Investment/Financial Analyst for Atlas Financial Group. While at Atlas, she compiled, analyzed, and interpreted market research data using statistical techniques. She evaluated existing and potential market trends as well as the economic market outlook. She created performance review outputs for investment management as well as prepared financial models. Pawe developed market portfolios, performance, and quantitative analyses to support the asset management.

Pawe received an MBA in Finance from the University of Baltimore/Towson University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She worked at Towson University as a Graduate Assistant in the College of Business and Economics.

 

kc@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Bennett W. Boyer

Associate Research Analyst

Bennett is an Associate Research Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Bennett maintains and updates alternative investment client performance ledgers, production of annual alternative investment reports for clients, support of alternative asset research and support of client performance reporting.

Bennett is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with degrees in finance and economics.

 

bboyer@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Stacy S. Heistand, AIF, QPA, QKA, QPFC

Consultant

Stacy is a Consultant in our Harrisburg office with experience consulting on Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit retirement plans.

He began his career on the administration and recordkeeping side of the business as a retirement plans administrator with Merrill Lynch where he was responsible for the day-to-day servicing and annual compliance with multi-million dollar plans.

Stacy earned a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries through which he has attained the QPA-Qualified Pension Administrator, QKA-Qualified 401(k) Administrator, and QPFC- Qualified Plan Financial Consultant designations.

 

heistand@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Kent A. Fitzpatrick, AIFA, GFS, CBFA

Sr. Consultant

Kent A. Fitzpatrick is a Senior Consultant and head of our Boston office.

Kent provides comprehensive, customized investment advisory and retirement plan consulting, as well as counseling clients on asset allocation, fiduciary issues and investment strategies. Kent’s focus is on investment design, participant and committee education, investment policy statement, fiduciary governance, improving participant outcomes and investment monitoring, for the public and private corporate sector, as well as non-profit organizations.

Kent is a graduate from St. Anselm College with a BA in Economics. Kent has been included in The 401kWire’s 300 Most Influential Advisors in Defined Contribution Plans. He is past president of the Retirement Advisors and Designers of America (RADA), an Advisor Council member of Envestnet Asset Management (NYSE: ENV) and a Board Member of Envestnet Retirement Solutions.

 

fitzpatrick@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Pawitra “Pawe” Kc

Senior Research Analyst

Pawe is Senior Research Analyst in the Investment Research and Analytical Group of the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

She is responsible for the analysis of client statements, quarterly reporting, performance attribution reports, investment manager searches and special analytical projects.

Prior to joining Asset Strategy Consultants, Pawe worked as an Investment/Financial Analyst for Atlas Financial Group. While at Atlas, she compiled, analyzed, and interpreted market research data using statistical techniques. She evaluated existing and potential market trends as well as the economic market outlook. She created performance review outputs for investment management as well as prepared financial models. Pawe developed market portfolios, performance, and quantitative analyses to support the asset management.

Pawe received an MBA in Finance from the University of Baltimore/Towson University and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She worked at Towson University as a Graduate Assistant in the College of Business and Economics.

 

kc@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Bennett W. Boyer

Associate Research Analyst

Bennett is an Associate Research Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Bennett maintains and updates alternative investment client performance ledgers, production of annual alternative investment reports for clients, support of alternative asset research and support of client performance reporting.

Bennett is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with degrees in finance and economics.

 

bboyer@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Brianna M. Futch

Performance Reporting Analyst

Brianna is a Performance Reporting Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. She has 3 years’ experience in the investment operations field. She has been a Senior Accountant for Bank of New York Mellon.

Brianna’s duties at ASC focus on completion of monthly client performance measurement calculations, maintaining and producing monthly investment valuations and returns for marketable and non-marketable investments and preparation of reports for client quarterly meetings.

She has a BS in Accounting from Stevenson University and a minor in Information Systems.

 

futch@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Teresa Y. Lee

PERFORMANCE REPORTING ANALYST

Teresa is a Performance Reporting Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Her duties at ASC focus on calculation and reconciliation of investment performance, production of monthly and quarterly reports, and other reporting related projects.

Teresa has over 20 years of experience in the Mutual Fund and 401(k) industries, her experience includes but is not limited to financial transaction, reconciliation, adjustment, reporting, researching, and process improvement etc.

Teresa has a BS in Economics from Towson University, and a minor in Music.

tlee@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Rosario S. Salamone, MAFM, CIMA®

Research Analyst

Rosario “Sal” Salamone works in the Boston office of Asset Strategy Consultants as a Research Analyst.

Sal started his career in newscasting support for a major Boston TV news station. In his role as a Research Analyst, Sal uses his passion for portfolio management, fund and manager analysis towards supporting consultants and clients.

Sal is a graduate of Fitchburg State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Master of Accounting & Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

 

salamone@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Neil J. Moody, QKA

Research Analyst

Neil is a Research Analyst in our Harrisburg office.

Neil earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries through which he has attained the QKA-Qualified 401(k) designation.

 

moody@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Brianna M. Futch

Performance Reporting Analyst

Brianna is a Performance Reporting Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants. She has 3 years’ experience in the investment operations field. She has been a Senior Accountant for Bank of New York Mellon.

Brianna’s duties at ASC focus on completion of monthly client performance measurement calculations, maintaining and producing monthly investment valuations and returns for marketable and non-marketable investments and preparation of reports for client quarterly meetings.

She has a BS in Accounting from Stevenson University and a minor in Information Systems.

 

futch@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Teresa Y. Lee

PERFORMANCE REPORTING ANALYST

Teresa is a Performance Reporting Analyst in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Her duties at ASC focus on calculation and reconciliation of investment performance, production of monthly and quarterly reports, and other reporting related projects.

Teresa has over 20 years of experience in the Mutual Fund and 401(k) industries, her experience includes but is not limited to financial transaction, reconciliation, adjustment, reporting, researching, and process improvement etc.

Teresa has a BS in Economics from Towson University, and a minor in Music.

tlee@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Rosario S. Salamone, MAFM, CIMA®

Research Analyst

Rosario “Sal” Salamone works in the Boston office of Asset Strategy Consultants as a Research Analyst.

Sal started his career in newscasting support for a major Boston TV news station. In his role as a Research Analyst, Sal uses his passion for portfolio management, fund and manager analysis towards supporting consultants and clients.

Sal is a graduate of Fitchburg State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Master of Accounting & Financial Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

 

salamone@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Neil J. Moody, QKA

Research Analyst

Neil is a Research Analyst in our Harrisburg office.

Neil earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries through which he has attained the QKA-Qualified 401(k) designation.

 

moody@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Nelson Ramirez

Chief Financial Officer

Nelson Ramirez is the Chief Financial Officer in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Nelson has 40 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and strategic planning, including international experience in Europe, Asia and Latin America. This experience was gained across a broad range of industries including the information technology, consumer products and manufacturing sectors. Nelson also spent time applying this experience in the consulting sector, working for the consulting division of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

Nelson’s primary responsibilities include accounting, cash management, financial reporting and analysis and coordinating human resource issues.
Nelson has an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

 

ramirez@assetstrategyconsultants.com

William I. Wright, CPC, QPA, QKA

Research Analyst

Bill Wright is a Research Analyst in the Harrisburg office of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Bill had completed over 25 years of ERISA experience administering both defined contribution and defined benefit plans. He has worked as both a manager and senior consultant at several major firms including T. Rowe Price, Alliance Benefit Group, Invesmart, and William M. Mercer. Bill’s prior experience at a benefits consulting firm, third party administrator, and investment manager/ record-keeper allows him to provide a unique perspective within the retirement industry.

Bill is a member in good standing of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and holds the professional designations of Qualified 401(k) Administrator, Qualified Pension Administrator and Certified Pension Consultant from ASPPA. Bill graduated with a B.S. in Actuarial Science from Lebanon Valley College.

 

wright@assetstrategyconsultants.com

India G. Suter

Director of Business Development

India is the Director of Business Development for Asset Strategy Consultants. India’s primary function is to initiate and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with select potential clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region. She is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington with a BA in History and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

 

suter@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D.

Director of Educational Institutions

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D. is the Director of Educational Institutions for Asset Strategy Consultants.

Formerly the President of Notre Dame of Maryland University, Dr. Seurkamp will focus on the consulting relationships that Asset Strategy Consultants currently maintains in the higher education community and be responsible for new business development with educational institutions.

 

seurkamp@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Nelson Ramirez

Chief Financial Officer

Nelson Ramirez is the Chief Financial Officer in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Nelson has 40 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and strategic planning, including international experience in Europe, Asia and Latin America. This experience was gained across a broad range of industries including the information technology, consumer products and manufacturing sectors. Nelson also spent time applying this experience in the consulting sector, working for the consulting division of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.

Nelson’s primary responsibilities include accounting, cash management, financial reporting and analysis and coordinating human resource issues.
Nelson has an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

 

ramirez@assetstrategyconsultants.com

William I. Wright, CPC, QPA, QKA

Research Analyst

Bill Wright is a Research Analyst in the Harrisburg office of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Bill had completed over 25 years of ERISA experience administering both defined contribution and defined benefit plans. He has worked as both a manager and senior consultant at several major firms including T. Rowe Price, Alliance Benefit Group, Invesmart, and William M. Mercer. Bill’s prior experience at a benefits consulting firm, third party administrator, and investment manager/ record-keeper allows him to provide a unique perspective within the retirement industry.

Bill is a member in good standing of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA) and holds the professional designations of Qualified 401(k) Administrator, Qualified Pension Administrator and Certified Pension Consultant from ASPPA. Bill graduated with a B.S. in Actuarial Science from Lebanon Valley College.

 

wright@assetstrategyconsultants.com

India G. Suter

Director of Business Development

India is the Director of Business Development for Asset Strategy Consultants. India’s primary function is to initiate and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with select potential clients in the Mid-Atlantic Region. She is a graduate of the University of Mary Washington with a BA in History and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

 

suter@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D.

Director of Educational Institutions

Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D. is the Director of Educational Institutions for Asset Strategy Consultants.

Formerly the President of Notre Dame of Maryland University, Dr. Seurkamp will focus on the consulting relationships that Asset Strategy Consultants currently maintains in the higher education community and be responsible for new business development with educational institutions.

 

seurkamp@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Keaton T. Macut

Director of Business Development - Harrisburg Office

Keaton joined Asset Strategy Consultants in August 2018 as the Director of Business Development at our Harrisburg office.

He was recently tapped to come work for Asset Strategy in order to assist in building clients’ retirement portfolios, enhancing the sales culture, and fortifying the company’s internal infrastructure. Keaton found success in the financial services industry working outside of Philadelphia for nearly 5 years.

Originally born in Harrisburg, PA, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh studying risk, business, and International Politics while simultaneously being President of two different student organizations.

 

macut@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Dawn P. Durden

Office Manager

Dawn is the Office Manager for Asset Strategy Consultants located in the Hunt Valley headquarters.

Dawn provides administrative support in the preparation of reports, presentations and other client deliverables to the principals and consulting staff members of ASC. She provides first level IT support to the firm nationwide and works with vendors to maintain communication abilities in all medias of ASC.

 

durden@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Jessica E. Stevens

Client Services Administrator

Jessica Stevens is a Client Services Administrator in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

She has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. She was the Director of Client Service at Sandy Patrick, CFP/First Allied Securities. She was previously at TIAA-CREF, where she supported the Field Consulting and Wealth Management Groups by processing client account documents and building/maintaining client relationships for the goal of better communication.

As the Client Services Administrator, her duties focus on client servicing, coordination of transactions and maintenance of online access to custodians, and performing various special projects for the Research Analysts and Consulting professionals on an as needed basis such as Market Value updates, monitoring of Follow Up Reports and Work Requests, etc.

Jessica earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Wyoming.

 

jstevens@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Helen W. Anderson

Client Services Private Wealth

Helen Anderson oversees Client Services for Private Wealth in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Helen brings over 20 years of experience in financial services having previously worked at Alex. Brown & Sons and Legg Mason. She graduated from Trinity College, Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics.

anderson@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Keaton T. Macut

Director of Business Development - Harrisburg Office

Keaton joined Asset Strategy Consultants in August 2018 as the Director of Business Development at our Harrisburg office.

He was recently tapped to come work for Asset Strategy in order to assist in building clients’ retirement portfolios, enhancing the sales culture, and fortifying the company’s internal infrastructure. Keaton found success in the financial services industry working outside of Philadelphia for nearly 5 years.

Originally born in Harrisburg, PA, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh studying risk, business, and International Politics while simultaneously being President of two different student organizations.

 

macut@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Dawn P. Durden

Office Manager

Dawn is the Office Manager for Asset Strategy Consultants located in the Hunt Valley headquarters.

Dawn provides administrative support in the preparation of reports, presentations and other client deliverables to the principals and consulting staff members of ASC. She provides first level IT support to the firm nationwide and works with vendors to maintain communication abilities in all medias of ASC.

 

durden@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Jessica E. Stevens

Client Services Administrator

Jessica Stevens is a Client Services Administrator in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

She has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. She was the Director of Client Service at Sandy Patrick, CFP/First Allied Securities. She was previously at TIAA-CREF, where she supported the Field Consulting and Wealth Management Groups by processing client account documents and building/maintaining client relationships for the goal of better communication.

As the Client Services Administrator, her duties focus on client servicing, coordination of transactions and maintenance of online access to custodians, and performing various special projects for the Research Analysts and Consulting professionals on an as needed basis such as Market Value updates, monitoring of Follow Up Reports and Work Requests, etc.

Jessica earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Wyoming.

 

jstevens@assetstrategyconsultants.com

Helen W. Anderson

Client Services Private Wealth

Helen Anderson oversees Client Services for Private Wealth in the Hunt Valley headquarters of Asset Strategy Consultants.

Helen brings over 20 years of experience in financial services having previously worked at Alex. Brown & Sons and Legg Mason. She graduated from Trinity College, Washington, D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Economics.

anderson@assetstrategyconsultants.com