Our Team


Scott Jackson
Head of Wealth Management and Portfolio Manager

  • MBA (Finance) from University of Houston
  • B.A. (Economics) from University of Texas at Austin

Ron Olin
Subadvisor, Closed End Funds

  • M.S. (Electrical Engineering) from Rice University

Ken Burke, CFA
Subadvisor, Focused Growth Strategy

  • MBA from University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A. (Economics and Mathematics) from Vanderbilt University
  • Founder & CIO of Burke Wealth Management

Rasool Shaik, CFA
Subadvisor, US Microcap Strategy

  • MBA from University of Chicago
  • M.S. (Engineering) from Michigan Technological University
  • B.S. (Engineering) from Indian institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Founder & Managing Principal of EMC Capital Management

Charley Ward, CFA
Research Analyst

  • B.A. (Economics) from University of Texas at Austin
Christopher Day
Subadvisor, Absolute Return Strategy

  • B.S. Business Administration (Finance & MIS) from Northeastern University
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Founder & CEO of Days Global Advisors

James Pryor, CFP
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Compliance Officer

  • MBA (Innovation Management) from Temple University
  • B.A. and B.S. (Finance) from Temple University

Huiyin Zheng
Financial Analyst

  • MBA (Finance) from Missouri State University

Ted Tredennick
General Counsel

  • M.A. and J.D. from University of Houston School of Law
  • B.A. from Emory University

Julie Faas
Senior Client Account Manager

  • B.A. (Sociology, Government, and Philosophy) from University of Texas at Austin

Skip McBride
Founder & CEO

  • B.A. and M.A. from Baylor University
  • J.D. from Baylor Law School