Dennis is a cum laude graduate of Parsons College with degrees in Sociology, History and Psychology. His graduate studies at the University of Chicago were interrupted by his military service, including a tour to Vietnam.
Dennis has frequently testified before both the Congressional House and Senate on investment-related matters as well as to the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has been a guest commentator on CNBC and hosted a radio show with 9 million listeners.
In his spare time Dennis enjoys fly fishing, opera, good conversation and sipping scotch by a warm fire with a good book.
Dennis began his career over 40 years ago working as a retail broker for H. Ross Perot and Dean Witter and held senior positions at Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns. In addition to his retail experience, Dennis has worked on the institutional side of the business in the fixed income department; as a compliance officer, an investment banker and assistant office manager.
Since 1989 Dennis has been the principal shareholder of Sweetwater Investments, a registered investment advisor. Sweetwater is dedicated to serving its clients by helping them plan and achieve their financial goals.
Jeffrey was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at the Ohio Company which was bought by Fifth Third Bank. Jeffrey sat on the investment committee responsible for managing over $2 billion in assets for clients. In this role, he developed investment ideas, undertook company research and structured investment portfolios. His responsibilities included setting investment policy for fixed income investments for private accounts and managing the firm's money market mutual fund with total assets over $300 million. His fixed income responsibilities included frequent purchases of insurance and financial services company debt and money market instruments.
Jeffrey Alton, CFA
Kathy has an MBA in finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and BA in economics from Franklin & Marshall College. She has served as a Wharton Ambassador and currently serves as a member of the Leadership Council of Franklin & Marshall College.
Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Jeffrey worked at the Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. in Tokyo and New York. His experience included institutional marketing and investment analysis for the Bank's mutual funds. He also assisted Japanese companies establish operations in the United States through direct investment, joint venture and acquisition. Jeffrey also assisted in the financial and debt structure for the new entities including commercial loan facilities, municipal bonds and leases.
Jeffrey is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.
BBA in Marketing, University of Notre Dame
Kathy is responsible for client coverage. Kathy has extensive background in the financial markets, including several years as a fixed-income derivatives sales specialist at JP Morgan. Kathy's clients included government agencies, asset managers and insurance companies. Prior to her role in derivatives, Kathy worked as a Mortgage Sales specialist for JP Morgan. Before moving into institutional sales, Kathy worked at Lehman Brothers in the asset finance sector, as well as in fixed-income trading, focusing on multi-family and commercial mortgage bonds. Kathy began her career as a credit analyst, first in the commercial lending arena and later in the investment division at PNC Financial.Type your paragraph here.
Kathy Hay Stine
William S. Morehouse
Prior to joining Sweetwater Bill had extensive experience on Wall Street. He began his career in 1982 as a clerk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for CJ Lawernce. He was held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, UBS, and AG Edwards and finished his career on Wall Street with Wells Fargo Advisors.
BA Economics, Ursinus College
Kim volunteers his time as a member of the Bayview Manor Foundation board which oversees an investment portfolio managed for the benefit of the residents of Bayview Retirement Community in Seattle.
Kim graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Ethnomusicology. He has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Certified Financial Planner ™ (CFP®) designations. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association, a professional association that promotes the financial planning process.
In his spare time Kim enjoys playing the guitar, writing music, riding his bike and traveling.
Kim began his career in financial services in 1982 as a consultant to public school teachers and has a broad range of experience in investments, insurance and all facets of financial planning.
He held senior positions including Vice President, General Securities Principal, Financial and Operations Principal, Municipal Securities Principal and Chief Compliance Officer at his previous firms.
Kim joined Sweetwater Investments in April, 2007 as a Financial Advisor.
Kim Miller, CFP®
Sweetwater Investments, Inc personal financial planning