Scott is the Chief Executive Officer and President, managing day-to-day operations and driving the strategic vision of the firm. Scott also serves as a member of the Executive Committee and is Executive Vice President of Investment Management and Wealth Management Divisions for Bankers Trust Company. Scott has more than 30 years of investment management experience, which includes portfolio management, business management, marketing, and client service.
Kevin Chorniak currently serves as Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer. Kevin also serves as Chief Operating Officer for Bankers Trust. Kevin is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and has worked in the wealth management industry for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Bankers Trust, Kevin served as Chief Operating Officer for the Institutional Services line of business at Fifth Third Bank.
Jon is Chief Investment Officer for BTC Capital Management. Jon is responsible for firm-wide risk management and oversight of all investment processes and strategies. Prior to joining BTC Capital Management, Jon was CIO & Director for WB Capital Management Inc. Jon earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1985 and has more than 30 years of investment management experience.
Dave is Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Dave is responsible for new business development and client service for both direct Institutional investment relationships, as well as Private Client relationships in conjunction with our Wealth Management division. Dave has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. His experience has included business development, relationship management, and product management for institutional and wealth management clients.
Brian is a Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Brian has over 20 years of experience serving the investment needs of institutional and private clients. Brian is also in charge of our bank channel and works with our bank partners, providing investment consulting and participating in client presentations and business development coaching.
Deb Norton is the manager of the Client Service and Relationship Management team. Deb has more than 25 years of investment experience managing client relationships, including implementing and maintaining client portfolios. Prior to BTC Capital Management, Deb worked at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. Deb has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Iowa.
Jeff Birdsley is a Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Jeff has more than 25 years of investment experience. Jeff’s primary responsibilities include fixed income portfolio management and strategy. Prior to joining BTC Capital Management, Jeff was a fixed income portfolio manager for EMC Insurance Companies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute.
Mark Mandziara is a Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Mark has more than 35 years of experience serving the investment needs of institutional and private clients and has been with BTC Capital Management since the firm’s inception in 2003. Mark directs the portfolio management activities, including research and trading of the firm’s Equity team.
Justin is a Managing Director, providing portfolio management and credit analysis for fixed income strategies. He also manages the firm’s multi-manager portfolio strategies and contributes to the asset allocation framework. Justin has more than 10 years of experience focusing on management, analysis and trading of fixed income portfolios. Previously, Justin was a fixed income portfolio manager at American Trust & Savings Bank.
Grant joined BTC Capital Management in 2019 as a Fixed Income Portfolio Specialist. In his role he provides support in the areas of security and portfolio analysis, trade execution and settlement and portfolio accounting data reconciliation. He has over five years of wealth management and investment management experience. Grant earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics from the University of Iowa.