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Christian Bertelsen, MBA

Chief Investment Officer

Chris has 40 years of investment experience. Previously, he was director of the value equity group for Phoenix Investment Counsel prior to which he served as Chief Investment Officer at Dreman Value Advisors. He holds an MBA and a BA in Economics and History from Boston University.

James Neel, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Jim has over 30 years of investment management experience. While managing equity mutual funds for Kemper in the 1990′s Jim won a Lipper Rankings Award in the Growth and Income category. Jim also served as portfolio strategist for Kemper Financial Services, CEO of Dreman Value Advisors and Partner at Loomis Sayles. Jim is a graduate of Michigan State University, holds a BA and an MBA and served four years as a U.S. Navy officer.

Edward C. Bertelsen

Portfolio Manager

Ed has 17 years investment management experience as Senior Portfolio Manager at Legg Mason Wood Walker and Vice President at Raymond James Financial Services. He received a BA with Honors from Albion College in 1993.

Orville Ward, MBA

Portfolio Manager

O.D. has 18 years of experience in both investment management and consulting. O.D. came to the firm from YHB Investment Advisors. Prior to that he was Vice President of portfolio strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, & Co. O.D. is a graduate of Indiana University and has an MBA degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Mike Sorrentino, CFA

Chief Strategist

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sorrentino was a Vice President at Barclays Capital working on a wide range of investment strategies. Prior to Barclays, he worked at Sanford C. Bernstein with responsibility for a number of research areas. He also has an extensive background in management consulting and is regarded as an expert in software implementation and strategy.

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