Randy Loving – Montag Wealth Management
Randy is a Portfolio Manager at Montag. Prior to joining Montag, he was a Sector Portfolio Manager with Silvant Capital for eight years focusing on the financial services sector as well as semiconductors. Prior to Silvant, Randy was an analyst on the large capitalization growth team for Trusco Capital Management. He started his career in equity analysis at SunTrust supporting the personal asset management division. Randy has a B.A in Economics and a B.A. in International Relations from American University as well as an M.B.A from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Randy is a Trustee for the Atlanta Society of Investment and Finance Professionals and is a CFA Charterholder.
Grady O’Gara – Masters Capital Management
Grady is the Head Trader at Masters Capital Management, LLC, an Atlanta-based long/short investment manager that predominantly focuses on US-listed derivatives. Prior to joining Masters, he spent four years as the Head Trader for Senvest Mangement, a New York City-based long/short hedge fund; he started his career in finance at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in New York City, where he held various positions in Equity Research, Equity Sales and Equity Trading. Grady holds a Bachelors in Arts from Colgate University (2007) with a focus in International Relations and Spanish. He has been on the board of the GSA since moving to Atlanta in 2015.
Michael Lemes – Morgan Stanley
Michael is a Vice President at Morgan Stanley working with Institutional clients in the Southeast. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he spent 7 years with Evercore ISI, and ISI prior the buyout, in the Institutional Equity Sales division in New York, Boston, and South Florida. Michael graduated from the University of Georgia and has been on the board of GSA since 2017.
Hollis Gilliam – EARNEST Partners
Hollis is a member of the trading team at EARNEST Partners, an Atlanta based institutional asset management firm managing over $20 billion in assets for clients around the world. He previously served as Senior Equity Trader for an international research and investment boutique. During his tenure, Mr. Gilliam was responsible both for executing trades for the firm’s institutional clients and for providing real-time market analysis and ideas to the research team. His professional experience also includes a client advisory role for MetLife and, prior to that, the structuring of municipal bond deals for PFM Group in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Gilliam received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from West Chester University.
Sean Biggs – Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.
Earl Brown – Atlanta Capital
Russell Brown – Cornerstone Investment Partners
Matt Cochard – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Hays Evans – Capital Group
Mary Flatley – Triad Advisors
Brian Gately – Goldman Sachs
Beatrix Kondor – BTIG
Pat McGill – Alex Brown
Eric Mitzel – Citigroup
Justin Oeltze – Jones Trading
Joe Roman – Atlanta Capital
Daniel Seigle – Invesco
Matt Shields – Hovde Group
Andy Slechta – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Chris Vaky – Citigroup