EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD
Cedric Meeschaert is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Meeschaert Corporation, President of Meeschaert Capital Markets, Co-Founder and Director of Park Sutton Advisors and Member of the Board of Directors of Solaris Group, LLC, all based in New York. Between 2001 and 2005, Cedric served as Managing Director of Meeschaert’s Paris Group, which includes Meeschaert’s own Family Office, and in 2006, he launched the family’s US operations, developing a significant footprint in North America. Prior, Cedric was a Relationship Manager for the International Private Banking Group at Merrill Lynch in New York. He is third-generation in this family business, and lives and works out of both New York and Paris.
Cedric holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in Finance from the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.
Suzanne T. Mestayer
Suzanne T. Mestayer is Managing Principal of ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC, an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm with offices in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She serves as Portfolio Manager of ThirtyNorth’s Women Impact Strategy, a gender lens investment option comprised of publicly traded securities.
Suzanne is also a member of the boards of Sanderson Farms, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, Pan-American Life Insurance Group, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans branch. Previously, she was President of the New Orleans market for Regions Bank, where she was responsible for all activities in four city markets. Other past experience includes creating a Wealth Management group of a regional bank and serving as Partner in Arthur Andersen & Co worldwide partnership where she was a member of the firm’s Family Wealth Planning specialty team.
A graduate of Louisiana State University, Suzanne holds the CIMA® certification, administered by the Investments and Wealth Institute®, is registered as an Investment Advisory Representative and is a CPA-Inactive. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her many years of non-profit service, and currently serves on the boards of the Ochsner Health System, The National World War II Museum, and the Business Council of New Orleans.
John J. Murphy is Founder and Senior Principal at Murphy Capital Management, a Registered Investment Advisor established in 1983 and headquartered in Gladstone, New Jersey. Prior to founding Murphy Capital Management, John was Vice President and Senior Investment Portfolio Officer of Citizens First National Bank of New Jersey, where he was responsible for the investment policy and management of the banks’ trust and pension and profit-sharing division. John joined the bank in 1970, having previously been a research analyst and block trader in the institutional division with Bache & Co., a member of the New York Stock Exchange. John is a Member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, a Director at Citigroup’s Consulting Group Capital Market Fund, a Director at Legg Mason’s Allocation Funds and Legg Mason’s Multiple Discipline Trust, a Director, at the Nicholas Applegate Institutional Funds, and a Retired Director of Barclays International Funds, in London.
A recipient of a Bache scholarship, John graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from New York University and attended their Graduate School of Business, majoring in Finance.
Gerald L. Seizert
Gerald L. Seizert has been Chief Executive Officer of Seizert Capital Partners, L.L.C. since forming the Company in 2000 with Edward Eberle and Charles Schmidt. He directs the equity disciplines of the firm and serves as portfolio manager to a select group of clients. Prior, Gerald served as Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer – Equities for Munder Capital Management, L.L.C., and was also Co-Chief Executive Officer of Munder from 1998 – 1999. Prior to Munder, Gerald was the Managing Partner of Loomis, Sayles & Co., L.P. in their Detroit office, was a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, and served on the firm’s Investment Policy Committee. Prior to 1984, Gerald was Vice President and Portfolio Manager at First of America Bank.
Gerald is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Investment Counselor. He is a graduate of The University of Toledo, with Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He is a member of the Financial Analyst Society of Detroit. He is also a director of the Advent/Claymore Funds, where he serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee.
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