Share this article! Portland-based investment firm Arnerich Massena announced today that Ryan Cunningham, CAIA, has been promoted to a senior consultant position in the firm. As a senior consultant for the company’s institutional practice, Mr. Cunningham consults to corporate defined contribution plans, pension plans, non-profit endowments and foundations, and wealth management. He brings his experience … Read more
Portland-based investment firm Arnerich Massena announced today that Ryan Cunningham, CAIA, has been promoted to a senior consultant position in the firm. As a senior consultant for the company’s institutional practice, Mr. Cunningham consults to corporate defined contribution plans, pension plans, non-profit endowments and foundations, and wealth management. He brings his experience to bear on all aspects of investment consulting from menu structure to vendor searches through investment manager transitions and implementation assistance. He demonstrates thought leadership through speaking engagements, research white papers, and articles. He also serves on the company’s Investment Committee and as the Portfolio Management Committee chair. Mr. Cunningham has joined the firm’s shareholder group as a principal of the firm and sits on the firm’s Board of Directors.
Terri Schwartz, managing director of institutional services, notes, “Ryan has demonstrated a profound depth of expertise and knowledge; he understands this industry and is able to help our clients navigate its complexity. This promotion is a reflection of the great work that he’s done for clients, the skill that he brings to his work, and his demonstrated thought leadership in the firm.”
Dave Nute, CEO, comments, “I am excited that Ryan has joined us as a shareholder and will sit on the Board of Directors. With his history of contributions to the firm and our clients, we are very much looking forward to his input and strategic insight.”
Ryan Cunningham, CAIA, has more than 15 years of financial experience. Prior to joining Arnerich Massena in 2014, he was an investment consultant with RVK, Inc. He earned an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin with a dual concentration in finance and accounting. He holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation and is a member of the Portland chapter of the CFA Society. He is an active member of the Portland Alternative Investment Association and currently serves on the Association’s Board of Directors.
This announcement follows the firm’s recent management buyout; the promotion of Mr. Cunningham 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