MARIA ARABATZIS, MBA
and Shareholder Engagement Manager
|ALEXANDRIA BIELA Administrative Manager||
SUSAN BREMER, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
& Chief Compliance Officer
|TIFFANY BROWN Portfolio Coordinator||LISA CHIOFFI, CFA Senior Portfolio Manager||MaryElizabeth Conlon-Kesse Assistant Portfolio Manager|
|KATHRYN EGAN Administrative Coordinator||CARRIE A. ENDRIES, Ph.D. Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Impact Investments||KEVIN FAIRWEATHER Portfolio Accountant|
|YUJI KOGA Managing Director||RYAN LOWRY, J.D. Deputy Chief Compliance Officer||ASHLEY LYONS Senior Operations Manager|
|MEGAN TRASK, CFP Senior Wealth Planner||JULIE MCVEIGH, CFA Vice President of Reynders, McVeigh & Managing Director of Fresh Pond Capital||PATRICK MCVEIGH President and Chief Investment Officer|
|YIANNIS MITROPOULOS Portfolio Manager & Portfolio Strategies Coordinator||CHAT REYNDERS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer||TOM ROCHE, CFA Chief Operating Officer|
|GEORGE ROOKS Senior Equity Strategist and Portfolio Manager||SUSAN TRASK Comptroller & Human Resources Manager||ERIC SAMPLE, CFA Portfolio Manager and Fixed Income Strategies Coordinator|
|ERIC SHRAYER, CFA Vice President and Research Director|
Maria implements investment strategy for clients while aligning a fiduciary responsibility to their individual needs and values. She also helps clients understand their portfolios through financial literacy. Further, Maria advises the trust department of a major law firm using Reynders, McVeigh’s macroeconomic outlook coupled with proprietary research to best suit each underlying client’s needs. Maria provides additional research expertise in the burgeoning direct impact investments space, where capital is allocated to prove that measurable social impacts can be coupled with financial returns. She was featured on Bloomberg Radio speaking about Reynders, McVeigh’s socially responsible investment strategy. Maria is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative with her FINRA Series 65 License. She holds a B.A. in Management from Clark University, an M.B.A. from Clark University, and a Certificate in Community Development Finance from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, the first program in this space.
Maria is a Transformative Culture Project board member and is a mentor to the Social Innovation Forum's social entrepreneur accelerator and nonprofit accelerators. She is on the Coastal Enterprise, Inc. advisory board. She ran the Boston Marathon for St. Francis House, which provides shelter and rehabilitation programs for the homeless, and is a volunteer home builder for Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage. In her free time, Maria enjoys running, traveling and visiting her family in Maine.
Alexandria (“Alex”) provides client service support at Reynders, McVeigh and is responsible for handling the opening and funding of all new accounts in the office. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh, Alex worked as an agent at New York Life where she was licensed to sell Health & Accident Insurance and provided organizational support.
Alex graduated from Bentley University with a B.S. in Finance and a minor in Global Studies.
In her free time Alex enjoys running, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Sue has been CFO of Reynders, McVeigh since 2009 and assumed responsibility for compliance in 2015. She gained her experience in the financial industry with Reynders, Gray & Co., Incorporated, a member firm of the New York Stock Exchange and Reynders, Gray, Price & Gottlieb, a Registered Investment Advisor under common ownership, serving as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of both firms. Upon graduation from college, Sue spent five years with Ernst & Young in Chicago.
She holds a B.S. in accountancy from The University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. Sue possesses a lifelong belief in the importance of community involvement. She served as a grant officer with The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut and currently volunteers as the treasurer of three local nonprofit organizations.
Tiffany provides administrative and logistical support to Fresh Pond Capital’s clients. She has over ten years of experience in the non-profit sector. Prior to joining Fresh Pond Capital, Tiffany served as the Retreat Director at Resource Generation, where she organized national retreats aimed at educating wealthy, young individuals on the ways in which they can deepen the impact of their financial resources.
Tiffany graduated with honors from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in Community Studies. While at UCSC, she cultivated a zest for social justice though her studies on race and racism in the US and an internship with the SE Regional NAACP in Atlanta, GA.
Tiffany has served as Co-Director of YES!, Board member at Common Fire Foundation, and founding advisor to Kindle Project Foundation. Her passions include cooking, music, dancing and urban homesteading.
Lisa manages investment portfolios for individuals, families, trusts, and charitable institutions. She has over 25 years of experience in financial services, primarily focused on equity research. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh, Lisa served as principal, co-director of research, and portfolio manager at Penobscot Investment Management for over nine years. She formerly served as president of the Boston Economic Club and is a past vice president of the Phillips Academy Alumni Council. She has founded internship programs with two organizations and continues to serve as a mentor within the investment community. Lisa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainable Agriculture from the University of Vermont and assisted with early legislation on organic farming standards in Washington, DC in the 1990s. She sits on the board of Red Tomato, a regional food hub promoting sustainable agriculture. Lisa holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of Boston Security Analysts Society and the CFA Institute.
MaryElizabeth (“M.E.”) is an assistant portfolio manager at Reynders, McVeigh. M.E. brings over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. M.E. served as Head Trader for six years at Penobscot Investment Management Company. Prior to Penobscot, M.E. spent over 15 years at UBS Financial Services as an associate for advisors. Her duties included customer service, operations, and portfolio monitoring and analysis. M.E. currently holds the Series 66 license under FINRA and previously held both the Series 7 and 63 licenses in addition to Life, Accident and Health licensing. M.E. has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in marketing from St. Bonaventure University.
Kathryn provides administrative support at Reynders, McVeigh and assists in the operations of the office. Prior to her current position, she worked for an online media company in Los Angeles providing a variety of administrative, marketing, and social media support functions.
Kathryn graduated from Elon University with a BA in Strategic Communications and a minor in Psychology.
Carrie advises on more than $250 million in assets for individuals, families and foundations at Reynders, McVeigh. She is an Investment Committee Member, and also directs the Firm’s social impact investment work, researching and recommending private placement impact investments to all interested clients at RMCM. Carrie brings over 15 years of experience as a researcher, teacher, and investment professional to our socially progressive investment work. Prior to joining RMCM, Carrie was a Principal and Executive Committee Member at Lowell, Blake & Associates where she conducted global stock and bond research and advised directly on client assets. Carrie has been a lecturer at Harvard University in History and Literature and was a teaching consultant at the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University. Carrie started her career as a technology researcher at Forrester Research in Cambridge.
Carrie graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College and earned a Ph.D. in Modern Latin American History from Harvard University.
An avid volunteer, Carrie is the current Board Chair at Camp Starfish, a program for emotionally and behaviorally challenged kids, and a Board Member at the Jewish Studio Project. She enjoys mentoring social impact start-ups through the Social Innovation Forum’s impact accelerator. She has also served on boards in the microfinance field and is a current member of the Boston Economic Club. Carrie lives with her husband and daughter in Somerville, where they are active in supporting their lively urban community.
Kevin is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of incoming data and the proper imputation of this data in Reynders, McVeigh’s operating system for accurate reporting. He also performs account reconciliations, manual transaction entries, and various other financial duties. Before coming to Reynders, McVeigh, Kevin worked at Presidio Networked Solutions as a financial analyst.
Kevin graduated from Saint Anselm College with a B.A. in Business. He received his M.B.A. from Southern New Hampshire University.
Yuji brings over 15 years of experience in research and equity portfolio management to the firm. He is a Managing Director at Reynders, McVeigh, where he provides portfolio management and investment advice to institutional and trust relationships. He also works to foster relationships with institutions, foundations, and investment consultants.
Yuji began his investment career as a research analyst focusing on the technology sector at Dreman Value Management. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and Voting Member of the Investment Committee, where he focused on contrarian investment research and assisted in portfolio management. He then held similar roles as a Managing Director at Thunderstorm Capital and as a Managing Director at Mauna Kea Capital Group before joining Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management in 2011.
Yuji has earned a dual B.B.A. degree from James Madison University in Financial Engineering and Computer Information Systems and holds a Masters of Liberal Arts Degree in Nonprofit Management from Harvard University Extension School. Yuji serves on the Advisory Council for Youth Enrichment Services, a nonprofit youth development organization in Boston where he is a former Member of the Board of Directors and former Treasurer.
Ryan assists the Chief Compliance Officer in implementing and maintaining all aspects of the compliance program at Reynders, McVeigh. In addition, Ryan provides legal support to the Firm’s portfolio managers in trust and estates matters. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh, Ryan worked as an attorney in domestic relations. While attending law school, Ryan served as a legal intern to the Honorable Spencer M. Kagan of Middlesex Probate and Family Court. She was also a MA SJC 3:03 certified student attorney with the Suffolk Law Family Advocacy Clinic, Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.
Ryan graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. in History and Russian. She received a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Ashley has been with Reynders, McVeigh since 2007. Ashley oversees all client service efforts and manages the day-to-day administrative functions of the Firm. She also works with every employee in the Firm to develop internal organizational structures that will better assist clients and their experience with Reynders, McVeigh.
Ashley graduated from Salem State with a B.A. in Education and Business. She holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University.
Megan is responsible for implementing investment strategy based on each client’s particular needs and values. She assists clients in determining financial goals and develops plans to help reach them. She has particular interest in philanthropic planning, financial literacy with second generation clients, and retirement savings assessments. Megan provides support for client service activities and investment functions. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh, Megan worked in the Investor Services Department of Brown Brothers Harriman with institutional clients. Megan received a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has a certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University. Megan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. In her free time Megan enjoys yoga, snowboarding, and outdoor adventures with her husband and German Shepherd.
Julie is a co-founder and managing director of Fresh Pond Capital. Julie has worked in socially responsible investing since 1998 with a specialty in sustainable agriculture, financial literacy, and social justice. Julie leads Fresh Pond Capital with a focus on building portfolios with high social impact through shareholder activism initiatives and direct community investments. Before joining the investment field, Julie worked as an organizer for MASSPIRG and the Sierra Club. Julie actively supports local agriculture and children through her work with Waltham Fields Community Farm and The Food Project.
Julie graduated summa cum laude with honors from Bowdoin College with a double major in history and women's studies.
She is a past board member of The Food Project and Camp Starfish, a non-profit organization providing summer programs for children who are behaviorally and emotionally challenged. She is a Tracy Donor, and an active alumni for Resource Generation, working with a community under 35 years old who identify as having wealth/privilege and committed to social, racial and economic justice. Julie’s commitment to sustainability or social justice includes her involvement in the Slow Money Alliance and finding alternative, community investments.
Patrick is widely recognized as a pioneer in bringing traditional investment management together with socially responsible investing. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Patrick was one of three original employees at Trillium Asset Management. His research there was a key factor in the growth of assets from startup to $700 million. Since 1995, Patrick has been project manager for a series of groundbreaking studies conducted by the Social Investment Forum, tracking the growth of socially responsible investing and its implications in the investment markets.
Patrick has been featured in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Investment Advisor, Forbes Magazine, Investing for A Better World, The Social Investment Almanac and Working Capital.
Patrick received a B.S. in economics from Santa Clara University and attended a Masters program in economics and sociology at Boston College and the University of Maryland, College Park.
Patrick was honored as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the West Coast Athletic Conference in 1978. His affiliations include Waltham YMCA, Board Member, Waltham Fields Community Farm, Advisory Board SEED: The Haitian Community Loan Fund, Former Board Member, The Social Investment Forum, Former Board Member, San Jose Food Co-operative, Former Board Member and General Manager
Yiannis serves as an advisor on a number of individual portfolios assisting clients and families on portfolio construction and allocation along with being lead contact on matters relating to their accounts. Yiannis also helps lead a major law firm relationship in which he advises on over $1 billion in assets, speaking and advising to trustees regarding client assets. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh, Yiannis spent three years with Thunderstorm Capital, where he worked his way up to the position of operations manager, handling all back office portfolio and trading matters for the firm.
Yiannis is a FINRA registered investment advisor representative, and graduated from Northeastern with a double major in Finance and Accounting.
He enjoys auto racing and classic cars as well as following the Bruins.
Chat brings more than 25 years of experience in investment management and social venture investing to his work as Chairman and CEO of Reynders, McVeigh Capital Management. His passion for forward-thinking investment strategy rooted in fundamentals has provided a guidepost for his success to date. Chat has been featured in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Forbes.
In addition to his leadership in the traditional investment management world, Chat has structured and funded public/private partnerships that have brought more than $150 million in revenues to leading cultural institutions around the world – projects that have won numerous awards. In this vein, he has for decades produced socially oriented IMAX films including Dolphins, which was produced in conjunction with the National Wildlife Federation and garnered an Academy Award nomination in 2000, and Coral Reef Adventure, which received the largest grant in the history of the Informal Science Division of the National Science Foundation.
Chat's focus on climate change also led him to his current role as a Director on the Board of the MacGillivray Freeman Educational Foundation (MFEF), an organization committed to increasing awareness of the delicate state of our oceans and environment. Using the power of film, television, new media and grassroots education, The MFEF strives to change the way people see and value the natural world — and to motivate action to restore it. Chat previously served as Executive Director of The Whale Conservation Institute, the nation's leading independent cetacean research center, which was founded under a grant from the MacArthur Foundation.
Chat graduated from Princeton University with a degree in history. In addition to being a director at the MacGillivray Freeman Educational Foundation, he is the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Brookwood School, and he is Vice President of the Board of Governors for the Westminster Kennel Club.
Tom has been with Reynders, McVeigh since its founding days in 2005, beginning as a research analyst growing with the firm to serve as Chief Operating Officer. Drawing on over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Tom has focused his effort on creating an efficient trading and operations infrastructure allowing RMCM’s team to focus on researching, investing and delivering a personalized experience for all clients. The work he is most proud of, however, is the successful recruiting, hiring and training of the RMCM staff ensuring a next generation of informed and thoughtful portfolio managers. On any given day he can be found on the trading desk, working with clients and helping the staff find the most efficient method to achieve their client’s goals. Prior to joining the firm, Tom was the Head Trader and Operations Director at Old Harbor Capital Management. He began his career in financial services at State Street Bank and Scudder Kemper Investments.
Tom graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a BA in Economics and is a CFA® charterholder.
Outside of the office, Tom is an avid snowboarder and cyclist and, most gratifyingly, a devoted husband and father to a young daughter and son.
George brings over 50 years of investment experience to Reynders, McVeigh. He focuses on tailored portfolio management by combining long term financial planning with investment expertise. He implements this strategy for a wide range of portfolios from endowments to pensions to individual and family accounts. George was the founder, president, and chief portfolio manager of Heritage Capital Management, Inc. and served as a director and member of the capital strategies committee at Trillium Asset Management Corp. At The First National Bank of Boston, George headed the pension portfolio department, supervising $7 billion in corporate pension funds, and was president of two divisions: First Capital Corporation of Boston and First Venture Capital Corporation of Boston. George also co-managed the E.I. du Pont de Nemours Pension Fund, has served as a member of the finance committee at the Marblehead Arts Association and is a former trustee and treasurer of Cohen Hillel Academy of the North Shore.
George is a graduate of Bowdoin College, majoring in economics. He also earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University.
He has been a director of Marland Mold, Inc., the Popular Credit Union of Peabody, Cambridge Analytical Associates, and the Jewish Federation of the North Shore.
Susan has been with Reynders, McVeigh since its inception in 2005 and brings nearly twenty years of experience in real estate and the investment business to the Firm. Susan assists in accounting and billing matters for the Firm. Prior to Reynders, McVeigh, Susan worked for Babson-United and Boston Advisors for six years.
Eric serves as an advisor on individual client portfolios, implementing a tailored equity strategy based on each client’s financial goals. Additionally, Eric is responsible for the implementation of the firm’s Fixed Income strategy for all client accounts, including research, trade execution, and allocation. Eric is also an Investment Committee Member and a main point of contact for institutional clients, providing insight on portfolio construction and performance attribution. Prior to joining Reynders, McVeigh Eric worked as a Senior Portfolio Administrator at The Colony Group, LLC providing credit analysis, portfolio management and trade support, data management support, and client service support.
Eric is a CFA® charterholder, and holds a B.S. in Finance from Bentley University.
Eric joined Reynders, McVeigh in 2006 and conducts fundamental analysis in order to research equities for client portfolios. Eric’s methods for analysis may include analyzing SEC filings, reviewing company earnings calls, and speaking with company management. Before joining Reynders, McVeigh, Eric spent nine years as a branch manager with Park Avenue Securities, a division of Guardian Life Insurance.
Eric earned a B.S. in biology from Tufts University and a M.B.A., magna cum laude, from the Olin School of Business at Babson College.
Eric received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2000.