July 10, 2018

Arnerich Massena Welcomes James Ellis, CFA, as Senior Consultant

We’re excited to welcome the newest member of our institutional team, James Ellis, CFA. As a senior consultant, Mr. Ellis will serve clients ranging from corporate retirement plan sponsors and professional organizations to endowments and foundations. He will provide a full range of consulting services, including plan design and management, asset allocation and portfolio management, and fiduciary education.

Terri Schwartz, managing director of institutional services and principal, states, “We are thrilled that James is joining our team. His years of experience and knowledge of the industry will be of great benefit to our clients. He’s a great fit with our firm’s culture, and we think our clients will really appreciate what he brings to the table.”

James Ellis is experienced in guiding fiduciaries to meet their strategic goals, with deep experience working with foundations and endowments, healthcare institutions, corporate and non-profit defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and Taft-Hartley Plans. He brings 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as director of institutional consulting for Buck Consultants. He earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Georgia and carries the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. You can read his complete biography on our website here.

CEO and principal Tony Arnerich is pleased with the new hire. “It’s terrific to see our team grow; James is a talented professional and a wonderful addition. Our goal, as always, is to deliver individualized client solutions, unparalleled service, industry thought leadership, and insight, and our institutional group has the depth and experience to make it happen.

Arnerich Massena is continuing to grow both its institutional consulting group and the firm’s wealth management division, serving clients in the Northwest and across the country with world-class investment research, portfolio management, and retirement plan consulting. The company is pleased to be hiring qualified individuals to meet the demand for its services.