Category Archives: Firm updates

Arnerich Massena Ranks in the Top 5 of The Portland Business Journal’s List of Oregon & SW Washington Money Management Firms

Arnerich Massena is listed in the top five of the 2018 List of Oregon and SW Washington Money Management Firms published by The Portland Business Journal. This marks the fifth consecutive year Arnerich Massena has been one of the top five firms listed. The list is featured as part of The Portland Business Journal’s “2018 Wealth Management & Financial Services Guide.” Read more »

Congratulations to Alicia Johnston, Winner of Portland Business Journal’s HR Leadership Award 2018, Small Company Category

Each year, the Portland Business Journal hosts its HR Summit and Healthiest Employers of Oregon event, where it celebrates the top human resource leaders in Oregon businesses. This year, we’re proud to announce that Arnerich Massena’s director of human resources, Alicia Johnston, has been honored with the HR Leadership Award in the small company category! Read more »

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. Read more »

Zero Mass Water in the News in the Philippines

Cody Friesen, CEO of Zero Mass Water (one of the private equity investments made by 3×5 Partners, LLC, an Arnerich Massena Approved Manager) appeared on ABS-CBN News, which is based in Manila in the Philippines. The report, “Firm harvests drinking water from atmosphere,” features Zero Mass Water’s revolutionary Source hydropanels, and how they are now in use in the Philippines. In the in-depth 11-minute interview, Friesen discusses the details of how the panels work and how they are changing the world. Read more »

Zero Mass Water Hits the News in Cape Town, South Africa

The news about Zero Mass Water (one of the private equity investments made by 3×5 Partners, LLC, an Arnerich Massena Approved Manager) is traveling fast around the world. The company’s revolutionary Source hydropanels have been featured in the Cape Argus News from Cape Town, South Africa, with  “#EveryDropCounts: Solar panel extracts water from air” by Joseph Booysen. The hydropanels are now in use in Cape Town, helping to push back the possibility of a “Day Zero,” when fresh drinking water could be unavailable. Read more »

Fishpeople Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur News Director Stephen Bronner has been speaking with food entrepreneurs in his column, “The Digest.” In this issue, “How This Entrepreneur Behind a Multimillion-Dollar Company is Disrupting the Seafood Industry,” he speaks with Duncan Berry, co-founder of Fishpeople Seafood, one of the private equity investments made by 3×5 Partners, LLC, an Arnerich Massena Approved Manager and affiliate. “Duncan Berry spent his teenage years in the 1960s fishing salmon out of the Pacific Ocean on his family’s commercial vessel,” Bronner writes. “Some 50 years later, he’s aiming to change the entire seafood industry with his company Fishpeople. Read more »

Arnerich Massena Publishes New White Paper – Retirement Plan Best Practices: Participant Education

Arnerich Massena is pleased to announce the publication of a new white paper, Retirement Plan Best Practices: Participant Education. This paper is the last of a five-part series outlining retirement plan best practices; the series includes Plan Governance, Plan Design, Investment Menu Construction, and Plan Monitoring, and now concludes by covering participant education. Participant Education examines best practices for a plan sponsor in designing education and engagement programs to improve participants’ financial wellness and long-term retirement outcomes. Read more »

Arnerich Massena I AM Learning Partnership’s Soup for the Soul Carnival a Huge Success!

Arnerich Massena’s I AM Learning Partnership partnered with Imperfect Produce to host “Soup for the Soul,” a school/community carnival to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. The event was well-attended, with multitudes of families who came out to participate on the beautiful Friday afternoon of May 18, enjoying soup samples and visiting carnival booths. The kids loved trying their hand at food-themed games like the “Milk Mustache,” the “Pancake Flip,” and the “Apple Toss” – they all left with tattoos and prizes galore. And the volunteers from both Arnerich Massena and the I AM Learning Partnership Girls’ Club had a great time too. Read more »