C. Angus Schaal, CFP®
C. Angus Schaal, Founder and Senior Managing Director, has more than 18 years of investment management experience. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, he is an honors graduate of Marlboro College, with additional studies at Cleveland State University and Arizona State University. Schaal worked with Victory Capital Management, a former investment subsidiary of Key Bank, where he administered portfolios for individuals, businesses and non-profits. Schaal specializes in streamlining complex investment situations and integrating client values and goals with the most appropriate investment strategies to create low-cost, efficient portfolios. His objective is to preserve, protect and grow the capital of clients so they have the ability to sustain their standard of living during retirement. Schaal has been published in the Journal of Financial Planning and quoted in the Arizona Republic, Phoenix Business Journal, InvestmentNews.com and USAToday.com.
Alex Khusnutdinov, CFA
Alex Khusnutdinov, Chief Investment Strategist, brings more than a decade of professional experience in equity research, company analysis, valuation and financial modeling to Tandem. A native of Russia, he holds an MBA from Emory University–Goizueta Business School, a B.S. in Finance from Tomsk State University with honors and a B.A. in Public Relations from Tomsk Polytechnic University with honors. Previously, he worked with Rostinvest Investment Company and Bank Avangard. Khusnutdinov's international background gives him a unique perspective on the global economy and investing, which enhances Tandem’s investment management depth, given that such a large percentage of the S&P 500's revenue is now generated outside of the US. Alex is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Sean Harris, Vice President, heads national accounts and distribution of the Tandem ETF Portfolios. Previously with Voya and Fisher Investments, Harris focuses on bringing added value to advisors' practices by distributing institutional-grade, low-cost portfolios paired with investment knowledge and market insights programmed for optimal service differentiation. Leveraging digital assets, Harris brings advisors an enhanced view of investment trends and themes that translate into the improved "personal performance" that clients seek. By actively partnering with advisors to convey a wide range of investment resources, Harris provides advisors with the edge they need to keep their clients vested, even in volatile markets. Harris holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from University of Phoenix.