Scott Eltjes, CFA, FLMIChief Executive Officer and President
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 25 years of investment management experience, which includes portfolio management, business management, marketing, and client service. Scott earned a degree in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa and has a Masters of Business Administration from Drake University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Scott also holds a Fellowship in the Life Insurance Management Institute.
Jon Augustine, CFAChief Investment Officer
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. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa. Jon earned his BBA in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Iowa.
Jeff Birdsley, CFAFixed Income Manager
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. Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Iowa State University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska.
Justin Carley, CFA, FLMIFixed Income
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. Justin has a bachelor’s degree from Truman State University, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and holds a Fellowship in the Life Insurance Management Institute.
Mark Mandziara is a Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Mark has more than 30 years experience serving the investment needs of institutional and private clients. Mark is currently responsible for BTC domestic equity and ADR strategies. Additionally, he manages the investment staff at BTC Capital Management. Mark has a Bachelor of Finance degree from Buena Vista University.
Kuuku Saah, CFAEquity Analyst
Kuuku is an Investment Analyst with seven years experience in the Wealth Management division of Bankers Trust, most recently on the Trading Desk as a Securities/Trading Specialist. Kuuku’s primary responsibilities include supporting our portfolio managers in security and portfolio analysis. Kuuku attended Drake University and double-majored in finance and economics. During that time he interned with BTC Capital Management.
Joseph McAndrewTrading and Implementation Specialist
Joe joined BTC Capital Management in 2018 as a Trading and Implementation Specialist. He has 4 years of investment operations experience, including corporate actions and data entry. Joe earned his bachelor’s degree in business and administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business
Dave JacksonInstitutional Investment Consultant
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. Prior to joining BTC Capital Management, Dave was an Investment Consultant for Miles Capital and previously held business development positions with Zurich, N.A., National City Bank, and the Principal Financial Group. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University. Currently, Dave serves on the Board of Directors for the ALS Association, Iowa Chapter.
Brian Rolland, CPA, CMA, CTPInstitutional Investment Consultant
Brian is a Senior Managing Director for BTC Capital Management. Brian has 20 years of experience serving the investment needs of institutional and private clients. Brian also works with our bank partners, providing investment consulting and participating in client presentations and business development coaching. Brian has a very diverse background. He started his career as a classroom educator and is an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa. He also has experience in public accounting, private accounting, treasury and cash management, as well as other financial services. Brian has earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters of Accounting degree from the University of Iowa.
Deb NortonClient Services Manager
Deb is a Senior Manager Director and is responsible for the day-to-day client relations. Deb has more than 25 years of investment experience managing client relationships, including implementing and maintaining client portfolios. Prior to BTC Capital, 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.
Allen Goody, CFA, CPARelationship Manager
Allen is a Manager Director for BTC Capital Management and has more than 15 years of investment management experience with institutions and high net worth individuals. He earned Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Accounting from Iowa State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Iowa. In addition, Allen earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Iowa and the CFA Institute.
David Chapman, CFARelationship Manager
David is a Senior Managing Director and Relationship Manager for BTC Capital Management. David has over eight years of investment experience including fixed income portfolio management, equity portfolio management, external manager selection, asset allocation and client relationship management. David has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in finance from Iowa State University. David also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a specialization in finance from Iowa State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from Drake University. David holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Marie RodriguezInvestment Services Coordinator
Marie is an Investment Services Coordinator for BTC Capital Management. Marie’s primary responsibilities include day-to-day client relations and new account onboarding. She has experience in client services, financial services, and account management. Marie has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simpson College with a double major in Business Management and Spanish.
Alesia EndresExecutive Assistant II
Alesia Endres is an Executive Assistant for BTC Capital Management. Alesia provides administrative assistance and support to Scott Eltjes in his dual role with BTC Capital Management and Bankers Trust Company. Alesia has over 10 years of experience providing executive-level support.