D. Andrew Holtgrieve, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Andy is a founding partner and has over thirty years of experience in the investment management industry and is a member of the investment team. He coordinates many of the firm’s operations, as well as relationship management activities and client communication programs. Prior to the formation of Rockwood Capital, he spent thirteen years with Boatmen’s Trust company with responsibilities in personal trust portfolio management, marketing and institutional fixed income management. He also served as a member of Boatmen’s fixed income strategy team. Previously, Andy was a registered investment representative with the brokerage firms of Shearson and Dean Witter Reynolds. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Paul D. Rapponotti, CFA, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Paul is a founding partner and has nearly three decades of experience in the investment management industry. As Chief Investment Officer and a Portfolio Manager, he is responsible for establishing fixed income policy, portfolio management and trading functions. Prior to the formation of Rockwood Capital, Paul spent more than six years with Boatmen’s Trust Company. As a senior portfolio manager at Boatmen’s, Paul served as a member of the firm’s fixed income strategy team. Previously, he spent five years with Chemical Bank in New York as a capital markets analyst, specializing in fixed income research. Paul also spent several years with the Northrop Corporation as a senior design engineer. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as well as an MBA from Northwestern University. Paul also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of St. Louis.
Lisa Longo Wildeisen, CFA, C.C.O., Partner and Senior Investment Manager
Lisa has accumulated nearly three decades of investment management experience in both the fixed income and equity markets and is a member of the investment team. Prior to joining Rockwood, Lisa was a portfolio manager at A.G. Edwards Trust Company in St. Louis . Previously, she was a portfolio manager for Conning Asset Management, in St. Louis, managing equity and fixed income portfolios. She also was a manager of accounting research and systems. She is a graduate of John Carroll University with a B.S.B.A. in accounting. Lisa also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member and former governor of the CFA Society of St. Louis.
Anthony K. Brown, Senior Partner and Director of Marketing
Tony is a founding partner and has accumulated more than three decades of experience in the investment management industry, specifically in employee benefits, pension administration and investments. Prior to the formation of Rockwood Capital, he spent nine years with Boatmen’s Trust Company where he specialized in client service and marketing with an emphasis on public funds and jointly-trusteed benefit plans. From 1988 to 1991, Tony served as manager of Boatmen’s master trust/custody division. Previously, he was with the Bank of New York for more than ten years where he directed a master trust relationship management team. Tony studied accounting and business administration at Pace University in New York. He is a member of the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives and the National Association of Securities Professionals.