EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners Index



EQM Indexes LLC has assembled a team of financial and industry professionals with years of experience to serve on its EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners (JRGOLD) Index Committee.

The members of the EQM Pure Junior Gold Miners (JRGOLD) 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.

Mark Abssy

Mr. Abssy is the Founder of All You Can ETF LLC, a consultancy focused on index and ETP development. He has product development/management experience with mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs, ETNs, listed derivatives and has been directly involved in the development of a number of innovative products across multiple issuers. In his 24-year career he has held product development and management positions at NYSE|ICE, ISE ETF Ventures, Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments and Loomis Sayles. He received a BSBA from Northeastern University with a focus in Finance and International Business.

Tom Smith, CFA

Mr. Smith has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry. He was a Portfolio Manager for over a decade at Allianz Global Investors and its processor firm Nicholas Applegate. The Mid and Large Cap teams he worked on managed over ten billion dollars of assets for Institutional and High Net Worth investors. Tom also was a Portfolio Manager and Analyst with Wells Fargo, Dunham and Associates, PFS Group and Hightower Advisors. He has a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University and has attained the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Paul Ang

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.


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