Investment Team

The combined talents of our investment team work together to fulfill the fiduciary duties of a discretionary advisor. Led by Verus’ chief investment officer, the team takes on the multi-faceted responsibilities of program implementation and oversight, including the day-to-day management of investment portfolios, strategic asset allocation, manager due diligence and selection, asset rebalancing, market monitoring, risk management, and performance reporting.

Ian Toner, CFAIan Toner, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Austin Smith, CFAAustin Smith, CFA

Senior Portfolio Management Analyst

Thomas Garrett, CFA, CAIAThomas Garrett, CFA, CAIA

Senior Associate Director | Strategic Research

Andrew Akers, CFAAndrew Akers, CFA

Senior Strategic Research Analyst

Faraz ShooshaniFaraz Shooshani

Managing Director | Senior Private Markets Consultant

Steven HemplerSteven Hempler

Managing Director | Senior Private Markets Consultant

John Nicolini, CFAJohn Nicolini, CFA

Managing Director | Senior Consultant

Marianne Feeley, CFAMarianne Feeley, CFA

Managing Director | Public Markets

Vincent Francom, CFA, CAIAVincent Francom, CFA, CAIA

Director | Public Markets

Paul Kreiselmaier, CFAPaul Kreiselmaier, CFA

Senior Associate Director | Hedge Funds

Maggie McRae Hoy, CFAMaggie McRae Hoy, CFA

Associate Director | Public Markets

Trevor Parmelee, CFATrevor Parmelee, CFA

Senior Hedge Funds Research Analyst

Misty Watson, CFAMisty Watson, CFA

Senior Public Markets Research Analyst

David GreenwoodDavid Greenwood

Public Markets Research Analyst

Frank LuplowFrank Luplow

Research Coordinator​