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Will Verity, President and Managing Director

Will, along with his wife Paula, founded Verity Investment Partners (VIP) and has over 30 years of experience in the investment and private equity business. Will began his career as an investment banker with Alex Brown, Inc and prior to forming VIP served as the Chairman and co-CEO of a private equity investment company. He currently serves as on the Board of American Financial Group (NYSE: AFG), a leading provider of specialty property and casualty insurance and other financial services, and served on the Board of Chiquita Brands, Intl. from 1994 until 2002. Will received a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Contact

 
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Jon Verity, Managing Director

Jon joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2006 and has over 45 years of experience in the investment and financial services industry. Prior to joining VIP, Jon spent 38 years with JP Morgan Chase and its affiliates, most recently as the CEO of Bank One Trust Company in Chicago, IL. Jon earned his BA from the University of Virginia and a BFT from Thunderbird University in Phoenix, AZ. Contact

 
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Andy Anderson, Managing Director

Andy joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2012 and has over 30 years of experience in investment and capital markets working with Goldman Sachs, DLJ, and The Sterling Group during his investment banking career. Additionally, Andy is a board certified veterinary surgeon and specializes in advising veterinarians and vet specialists to evaluate investment opportunities for their practices and personal needs. As a successful entrepreneur, Andy built a veterinary hospital network which was recently merged into BluePearl Veterinary Partners. He also serves as Treasurer for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He holds a BS and a DVM from Texas A&M and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Contact   

 
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Michael Nix, Chief Investment Officer

Michael joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2018 and has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry in multiple investment and leadership roles.  Prior to joining VIP, Michael was a co-lead Portfolio Manager for Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) and Managing Director of Investment Strategy for Dividend Assets Capital.  He also served as co-CIO, COO, CFO and Portfolio Manager during his career with Greenwood Capital Associates.  Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and received a BS from The Citadel. 

 
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Joseph J. Costigan, Senior Portfolio Manager & Director of Research

Joe joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2014 and has over 25 years of experience in the investment industry as a portfolio manager and research analyst.  Prior to joining VIP, Joe was the Director of Research for Bryn Mawr Trust Company where he oversaw and participated in research supporting over $5 billion of client and institutional assets invested in individual equities, bonds, mutual funds and alternative investments.   Joe is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and received a BS from Elizabethtown College and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.  Contact

 
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Paula Verity, Chief Operating Officer

Paula is the co-founder of Verity Investment Partners (VIP) and has over 15 years of experience in investment industry as an operations and compliance officer.  She previously worked with Real Soft Systems and with National Data Corporation in Atlanta.  Paula received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.  Contact

 
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Andrew Jones, Financial Advisor

Andrew joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2013 and has over 10 years of experience in the investment industry as an advisor and financial planner.  Prior to joining VIP, Andrew worked as a financial advisor for Abacus Planning Group in Columbia, SC. Andrew received a BS in Financial Management from Clemson University in 2006 and is a CFP®.  Contact

 
Michael Klaiber

Michael A. Klaiber, Equity Analyst

Mike joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2017 and has over 10 years of experience in the investment industry as a strategy and sector analyst.  Prior to joining VIP, Mike worked for UBS as an Equity Research Associate for both the Equity Strategy and Property & Casualty Insurance (Ranked #3 by Institutional Investors in 2016) teams.  Mike is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.  He earned a BS in Analytical Finance from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Duke University’s The Fuqua School of Business, where he graduated as a Fuqua Scholar (top 10%).  Contact

 
Nancy Harvey

Nancy Harvey, Para-planner

Nancy joined Verity Investment Partners (VIP) in 2016 and has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry as a client relationship specialist.  Prior to joining VIP, Nancy served as a registered Para-planner and Client Administrator for a Registered Investment Advisory firm.  Contact