EQM the Bad Index



EQM Indexes LLC has assembled a team of financial and industry professionals with years of experience to serve on its Index Committee. The role of the Committee is to provide the index selections meeting the index rules each quarterly rebalance/reconstitution date.

The members of the EQM Indexes LLC Index Committee are:

Jane Edmondson

Co-Founder of EQM Indexes LLC and Founder of EQM Capital LLC.

Ms. Edmondson is a former Quantitative Portfolio Manager with Allianz Global Investors and its predecessor firm Nicholas-Applegate. She started her career at Merrill Lynch and has more than 30 years of experience in the investment industry. She holds an MBA in Finance from San Diego State University and a BA from UC Irvine.

Thomas Mancuso, AIF

President & Founder, The BAD Investment Co.

Mr. Mancuso is the mastermind behind the BAD Index and the corresponding BAD ETF. He holds the AIF, Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation, and is a registered investment advisor with Prime Capital Investment Advisors and a qualified plan advisor with Qualified Plan Advisors, both based in Overland Park, Kansas. He holds a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University.

Dan Janowiak

Co-Founder of EQM Indexes LLC.

Mr. Janowiak was previously a Senior Vice President of Business Development with LM Capital Group and worked for Allianz Global Investors where he focused on institutional sales, client service, and consultant relations. He has held senior sales and advisory roles for Private Asset Management, American Century Investments and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. He received a BA degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University.


EQM Capital, LLC (“EQM Capital”) is an investment adviser registered with the State of California. Additional information regarding EQM Capital can be found in EQM Capital’s Form ADV Part 2A which is available on the SEC’s web site at www.adviserinfo.sec.gov. While under common ownership, EQM Capital does not control EQM Indexes, LLC.

EQM Indexes LLC is not affiliated with any of the firms listed above in the committee member biographies.