As one of the founders of the company, Mr. Cahill has been with Concord since 1988. Mr. Cahill is a chairperson of Concord’s Investment Strategy Group (ISG). Mr. Cahill is actively engaged with clients in a lead consultant capacity, as well as developing investment strategy for all clients. Prior to founding Concord, Mr. Cahill worked for both Merrill Lynch and PaineWebber. Mr. Cahill earned his B.A. degree in Economics from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a lifelong resident of the Princeton, N.J. area.
As one of the founders of the company, Mr. Santin has been with Concord since 1988. Mr. Santin is a chairperson of the Concord ISG. As Managing Partner, Mr. Santin is responsible for oversight of all firm operations, strategy, and compliance. He is actively engaged with clients in a lead consultant capacity, as well as developing investment strategy for all clients. Prior to founding Concord, Mr. Santin worked for Merrill Lynch, PaineWebber and Hamilton & Co. Mr. Santin earned a B.S. degree in Finance from Rider College in Lawrenceville, N.J. and a MBA degree from Rutgers University in Newark, N.J. He has been a lifelong resident of the Princeton, N.J. area.
Mr. Stephan joined the Concord consulting team in 2012 and became a voting member of the ISG in 2016. Before joining Concord, Mr. Stephan was a Director in Perella Weinberg Partners Agility Group and a Senior Managing Consultant at PFM Advisors. Bradford also served as Investment Director for SEI’s Institutional Group. Mr. Stephan earned his MBA in Finance from Villanova University and is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Mr. Michalski has been working in institutional investment consulting since 1989 when he joined Concord. Mr. Michalski has extensive experience providing leadership to finance committees for the stewardship of their organization’s assets. Mr. Michalski's prior experience comes from being a security analyst with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Michael graduated from Rutgers with a B.A. degree in Accounting and an MBA degree in Finance.
Mr. Bolton joined Concord as an analyst in 2011, working in the role of portfolio oversight. John progressed over the years into a consulting role managing a client service team. John was promoted to relationship manager in 2015 and he now works closely with lead consultants and clients across the firm. Mr. Bolton holds a B.S. in Finance from Wake Forest University, Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. Before joining Concord Mr. Bolton was employed by Investors Savings Bank and Metropolitan Life.
Mr. Cender began his career at Concord in 2012 as a portfolio analyst. As an analyst Chris worked closely with finance office personnel on portfolio administration and reporting. Chris was promoted to consultant in 2016 and is now responsible for overseeing the client service provided by a team of analysts. Mr. Cender attended American University where he earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration, Finance with a minor in Economics. Chris was previously employed at MSCI-Institutional Shareholder Services.
Mr. Schleiffer began his career in the portfolio analyst role in 2012. As an analyst Scott conducted investment analysis and performance reporting. Mr. Schleiffer was promoted to consultant in 2016 and now oversees a team of analysts. Mr. Schleiffer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Economics & Finance from Rider University. Mr. Schleiffer was previously employed by Johnson & Johnson Global Financial Services.
Mr. Tamasi started his career at Merrill Lynch, and then joined Concord as an analyst in 1989 when the firm was founded. Mr. Tamasi manages a team of portfolio analysts and he works closely with lead consultants across the firm to deliver Concord’s investment consulting services. Mr. Tamasi holds a B.S. degree from Ithaca College.
Mr. Corcoran joined Concord in 2013 as a portfolio analyst. Jason earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation in 2015. In 2017 Jason was promoted to Consultant, where he utilizes his analytical skills in investment manager and portfolio oversight, along with risk analysis and asset allocation modeling. Mr. Corcoran earned his MBA in finance from Villanova University, and a Business Administration degree from La Salle University. Before joining Concord, Jason was employed at BNY Mellon as a business quality analyst.
Mr. Asher performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Tam earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics & Economics at Lafayette College. Mr. Asher minored in German and he is fluent in the language.
Mr. Coffin performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Prior to joining Concord Mr. Coffin worked as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley and as a Financial Consultant at AXA Advisors, LLC. Mr. Coffin completed his Bachelor degree at Ithaca College.
Mr. Grisley performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Mike is a graduate of the Ramapo College of New Jersey, Anisfield School of Business. He obtained a B.S in Finance and Business Administration.
Mr. Leechan performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Prior to joining Concord Jim was employed by Columbia Management, Bank of America and Fleet Bank. Mr. Leechan graduated from Bernard M. Baruch College with a BBA in Finance and Investments.
Ms. Maleson performs portfolio oversight and reporting for her team’s clients. Lisa graduated from Rider University with a B.S. degree in Business Economics. Lisa was previously employed at Merrill Lynch as a mutual fund trader and senior portfolio analyst assistant.
Mr. Misdary performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Andre completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
Mr. Santin performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Chad graduated from Rider University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Mr. Joseph has over twenty years of experience serving in senior level financial positions with public, private, for-profit and non-profit organizations operating in various industries. Most recently, Mr. Joseph served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando and he began his career with KPMG, LLP. Mr. Joseph’s key areas of expertise include: strategic planning, risk management, creation of organizational and financial reporting frameworks, oversight and management of retirement plans and investment pools, financial operations integration, tax exempt financing and self-insurance program administration. Mr. Joseph holds BS, Business Administration (Finance) and MS, Accounting degrees from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Ms. Phillips performs portfolio oversight and reporting for her team’s clients. Camille has an extensive background in the financial service industry. Her previous role was with Russell Investments Canada as an Interim Regional Director. Prior to Russell Ms. Phillips was employed with Mackenzie Financial Corporation as a Regional Sales Representative. Ms. Phillips holds a Master of Finance from Queens University, as well as a Bachelor of Applied Science in Metallurgy and Materials Science from University of Toronto.
Mr. Winegarner performs portfolio oversight and reporting for his team’s clients. Lukas earned his Masters of Science in Financial Management at the Royal Docks Business School, University of East London. Mr. Winegarner completed his Bachelor’s degree at Rollins College where he was a member of the University’s basketball team. Lukas is also fluent in the Swedish language and he was previously employed by Cedarwalls Consulting Services and Personal Tax Services in Sweden.
Mr. Laux is a co-chairperson of Concord’s Investment Strategy Group where he has an integral role in determining manager selection and strategic asset allocation for all clients. Mr. Laux oversees all investment manager due diligence and research performed for clients. Prior to Concord, Mr. Laux was Director of Research for Ernst & Young’s Investment Advisory Service Practice and was a Senior Research Analyst in Merrill Lynch’s Consulting Services Group. He also previously spent time on the plan sponsor side with Public Service Enterprise Group and Orange and Rockland Utilities. Mr. Laux’s educational background includes an MBA in Financial Management from Iona College and a BBA in Accounting from Siena College.
Mr. Barberio started his career with Concord in 2010 as a portfolio analyst. After several years in the portfolio oversight role Dan moved over to the research team. In 2017 Dan took on a newly created role of investment data analyst. Dan manages the qualitative and quantitative screening process for due diligence on all Concord investment strategies. He also implements and enforces data quality control procedures and manages research databases. Mr. Barberio holds a B.S. in Finance with a minor in Management Information Systems from the University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics.
A CFA charter holder since 2006, Ms. Hine conducts broad investment manager research with a focus on SRI/ESG and impact investing. Areas of specialized knowledge include the real estate and private equity sectors. Prior to Concord, Ms. Hine was employed at The Burgiss Group as a Senior Client Service Associate. She also held positions with GMAC Residential Capital, Fitch Ratings and Deutsche Bank. Ms. Hine obtained her B.A. in Business and Economics from Lafayette College.
Ms. Juros specializes in fixed income research and pensions. Alyssa has over twenty years of experience in fixed income research and portfolio management. Her previous positions were with Neuberger Berman as a Short Duration Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst and UBS Financial Services as a Lead Research Analyst on the manager research team. Ms. Juros holds an MBA- Finance from Fordham University and she earned a BA - Political Science at the University of Rochester.
Ms. Lukonin assists the research team in conducting manager due diligence. Victoria earned her Business Administration degree from Thomas Edison State College. She has extensive experience in investment operations for fixed income and alternative investments, most recently at Prudential Investment Management and Deutsche Asset Management.
As Concord’s research strategist Tom performs broad investment research for identifying innovative and best in class strategies for clients. He specializes in asset allocation research, private credit and alternative investments. Tom leads the development of the quarterly market outlook with Concord’s Investment Strategy Group. Mr. Lyons earned a BSBA, in Finance from Villanova University. Tom is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. He was previously employed with Susquehanna International Group, and Ameriprise Financial.
Mr. Sadovy has been a member of the Concord research team since 2008. Mike has immense experience conducting due diligence on investment managers and performing all equity asset class analysis. Smart Beta and Factor investing are two sectors Mike specializes in. Prior to joining Concord, Mr. Sadovy was a Vice President / Research Analyst with Citigroup’s Global Wealth Management–Investment Advisor Research Department (now a part of Morgan Stanley). Mr. Sadovy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rider University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Ms. Barclay joined Concord in 2000. Lynn executes business administration for Concord including human resources and marketing, along with assisting the firm’s chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Concord, Ms. Barclay worked for The Wall Street Journal in various administrative positions. She graduated from Douglas College, Rutgers University with a B.A. in Economics.
Ms. Li joined Concord in 2005 to develop a proprietary software system for client service and reporting. The CAG system was officially copyrighted in 2012 and Min continues to customize the software for performance reporting and client service management. Prior to joining Concord, Ms. Li worked at Microsoft Corp. as a Software Engineer, and at Princeton University. Ms. Li received her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Andersen has an extensive background in customer service and administration. Adrian assists team members with client service and accomplishes various marketing and administrative functions. Adrian attended Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.
Ms. Leonardo started her career with Concord in 2005 as a research assistant. Kristen currently manages travel for the firm along with assisting the Director of Business Management and Director of Research with various administrative duties. Ms. Leonardo graduated from Rider University with a B.A. degree in sociology.