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 ensure the index is being managed according to its stated rules and guidelines. Furthermore, the Committee may periodically review the index’s methodology, vote on rule changes, vote on additions or deletions, and use their combined industry expertise to determine which stocks qualify to be considered as index candidates. The Committee formally meets before each quarterly rebalance/reconstitution date, and communicates informally throughout the year as other issues arise.
The members of the EQM Indexes LLC Global Cannabis Index Committee are:
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 25 years of experience in the investment industry. She holds an MBA in Finance from San Diego State University and a BA from UC Irvine.
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.
Mr. Ang, EQM’s Natural Resource and Thematic Equity Specialist, was formerly Partner, Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Summit Global Management, Inc., managing Summit’s Water Equity Fund and Water Infrastructure Multifactor ETF. Prior to joining Summit Global Management, he worked for Paine Webber and Bank of America and has more than 25 years of financial industry experience. He earned his M.S. in Finance and B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University.
Mr. Vincent is the Executive Vice President, Finance for North Star Holdings, a multi-state, vertically integrated cannabis operator. His duties include investor relations and leading the firm’s private fundraising efforts. He is an entrepreneur and financial markets executive with 20+ years of experience in the financial industry and has held various positions in commodities trading, risk management, and investment banking. Mr. Vincent graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a degree in Finance. He is FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licensed.
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.