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Kristopher J. Kellinghaus, CFA, CAIA, CFP® Photo
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Kristopher J. Kellinghaus, CFA, CAIA, CFP®

Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Kristopher J. Kellinghaus

Phone: 859.392.1377
Fax: 859.392.8603
Email: kkellinghaus@mcfadvisors.com

 As Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Kris supports the Executive Investment Committee in developing MCF’s investment outlook as well as leading the implementation of investment strategies for clients. He oversees all investment research and due diligence on individual managers and alternative investments as well. Prior to joining MCF, Kris worked for investment firms in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati as an investment advisor and associate portfolio manager.

Kris is a CFA Charterholder, CAIA Charterholder, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance, received his MBA in Finance from Xavier University, and earned his Master of Arts in Applied Economics from the University of Cincinnati. Kris lives in Northern Kentucky with his wife Kristen and their son Kristopher and enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and volunteering.

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Mark McNabb, Ph.D., CFA

Investment Committee Member

Mark McNabb

Dr. McNabb, Ph.D., CFA, has worked on tax and investment issues for individuals and institutions over twenty years. Mark is a CFA Charterholder and has published review cases on portfolio allocation for both the national and local societies of the CFA Institute. He earned his doctorate in finance at the University of Texas at Austin while studying financially distressed firm restructurings. He also has a Masters in Taxation from the University of Virginia and has served high net worth clients at a Big Four accounting firm.

When not working on allocation issues and economic forecasts, Dr. McNabb is a Visiting Assoc. Professor at Bucknell University where he focuses on investments and portfolio management.  He is also a member of the Strategic Advisory Council for the North Carolina Society of CFAs.

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Peter D. Bryans, CFA

Investment Analyst

Peter D. Bryans

Phone: 859.392.1372
Fax: 859.392.8603
Email: pbryans@mcfadvisors.com

In his role as Investment Analyst, Peter supports clients by offering investment manager research and portfolio asset allocation construction. Peter is a CFA Charterholder and holds a B.S.B.A. in Finance as a graduate of The Ohio State University. Prior to joining MCF, he worked as an analyst and trader for a boutique investment research firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. Peter remains a loyal Buckeye fan.

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Nicholas C. Newell

Investment Associate

Nicholas C. Newell

Phone: 859.392.1379
Fax: 859.392.8603
Email: nnewell@mcfadvisors.com

As an Investment Associate, Nick is responsible for rebalancing and strategy implementation for client portfolios across MCF’s divisions, as well as assisting with investment research. Prior to joining MCF, Nicholas worked for two years at a broker-dealer.

He has earned his MBA degree and also his Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Cincinnati. He is currently a candidate for Level 1 of the CFA charter. In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities, running, reading and collecting rare coins.