Portland-based investment firm Arnerich Massena announced today that Chris Van Dyke, CFA, CAIA, has been promoted to a senior consultant position in the firm. As a senior consultant, Chris Van Dyke consults to public, private, and not-for-profit organizations in the firm’s institutional group. He brings experience to all aspects of investment consultant and provides expertise and thought leadership in contributing to the firm’s research and participating in speaking engagements. He serves on the company’s Investment Committee, Portfolio Management Committee, and Product Committee. Mr. Van Dyke has also joined the firm’s shareholder group as a principal of the firm.
Terri Schwartz, managing director of institutional services, comments, “Chris is a tremendous asset to the firm, and this promotion is an acknowledgment of his expertise and industry acumen. He’s done fantastic client work, and we’re pleased to elevate him into a senior position.”
CEO Dave Nute is pleased to welcome Chris to the shareholder group: “Chris’s depth of knowledge and dedication to excellent client service are highly valuable to us, and I’m thrilled that he is joining the ownership group. I look forward to his future contributions to the firm.”
Chris Van Dyke, CFA, CAIA, has more than 16 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Arnerich Massena in 2012, he served as a consultant and director of investment research for Stratford Advisory group, and worked at CTC Consulting in roles ranging from analyst to associate consultant to assistant vice president. Mr. Van Dyke earned his B.S. from the University of Oregon. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations, and is a member of the Portland Society of Financial Analysts.
This announcement follows the firm’s recent management buyout; the promotion of Mr. Van Dyke reflects the firm’s dedication to elevating its seasoned, tenured professionals to positions of leadership to ensure that the firm retain its independence, maintain the highest level of client service, and continue to provide forward-looking investment advice.
About Arnerich Massena: Founded in 1991, Arnerich Massena is a Portland-based independent investment advisory firm servicing private clients, endowments, foundations, charitable organizations, trusts and estates, and corporate pension and profit sharing plans. The firm provides traditional portfolio management and investing for clients, and is also widely known for successfully investing in high-impact areas like water resources, sustainable agriculture, fishing, healthcare, and clean energy technology. Arnerich Massena strives to be a business that exemplifies both corporate citizenship and professional service, and has received awards for its innovations in corporate philanthropy. More information is available at www.arnerichmassena.com.
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