CUSTOMIZED. COMPREHENSIVE. CARING.

Wealth management specialists
for families and institutions

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As a trusted advisor, we pride ourselves on delivering insightful and unbiased investment and wealth solutions, attuned to the markets and the specific needs of our clients.
Lisette Cooper, CFA, PhD, Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

26+

Investment
Professionals

$5.5BAUM

>$50M

Typical Client Size

25%

Utilize Impact Investing

1993

Founded

Our Team

An advocate for clients and their families

Lisette Cooper, PhD

Lisette Cooper, PhD

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer

Leonard Lewin, JD

Leonard Lewin, JD

Managing Partner, General Counsel

David S. Lynch, CFA

David S. Lynch, CFA

Managing Partner, Deputy Chief Investment Officer

William F. McCalpin

William F. McCalpin

Managing Partner, Impact Investments

Anne Marie Towle, JD

Anne Marie Towle, JD

Managing Partner, Private Client Services and Wealth Strategies

Douglas M. Cohen

Douglas M. Cohen

Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Todd Burchett, CFA, FRM, CAIA

Todd Burchett, CFA, FRM, CAIA

Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Kate Huntington

Kate Huntington

Managing Director, Research

Melissa Mattison

Melissa Mattison

Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Alex Paul, CFA

Alex Paul, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Management

Erick Rawlings

Erick Rawlings

Managing Director, Research

Tyler Rodday

Tyler Rodday

Managing Director, Private Client Services

John H. Tyler

John H. Tyler

Managing Director, Foundations and Endowments

Amy Spector

Amy Spector

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Approach

Providing a customized, comprehensive and caring customer experience

CUSTOMIZED:

Through understanding each client's needs, objectives and risk tolerance, we create individually tailored portfolios.

COMPREHENSIVE:

Our open architecture yields an expansive universe of investment options across all global asset classes.

CARING:

Exceptional service is characterized by diligent portfolio management, insightful communication, and our desire to anticipate client needs.

Our Investment Approach

Strategic
Asset
Allocation
Tactical
Asset
Allocation
Instrument
Selection
The customized portfolio incorporates three distinct sources of returns

Diversification and compounding returns anchor our long-term investment philosophy and underpin our approach to strategic asset allocation. Tactical asset allocations capitalize on short-term market inefficiencies and help protect portfolios against downside market risk. And as a manager of managers, instrument selection is informed by quantitative and qualitative analysis and enabled through our access to top managers across asset categories. ...More

As a firm, we participate in over 500 manager meetings each year, across all of the global asset classes, to build a knowledge base and network that allows us to bring to clients the forward-thinking ideas and strategies tailored to their needs.
Kate Huntington, Managing Director, Co-Head of Research

Our Insights

Sound judgment backed by in-depth analysis

Whitepapers

Alice's Adventures in Volatility-land

Athena publishes educational white paper on volatility and tracking error

News

Athena's Jeff Finkelman Discusses Impact Investing Opportunities with InvestmentNews

Athena Capital Advisors’ Jeff Finkelman discussed sectors where investors may find impact opportunities in light of President Trump’s proposed policy changes in a recent article in Investment News.

Multimedia

Athena's Strategic Asset Allocation Model - Lisette Cooper

As an independent firm with unrivaled access to leading investment managers across multiple asset classes, we construct customized portfolios aligned to clients' investment objectives, risk tolerance and liquidity needs.
David Lynch, CFA, Managing Partner and Deputy Chief Investment Officer