Our Team

Robert P. Brooks

NIS Chairman & CEO/Principal


Kent J. White, CFA

Principal/Co-Chief Investment Officer


Jason C. Berrie, CFA

Co-Chief Investment Officer - PM


Norman E. Sidler

Principal/Managing Partner


Bartlett J. McCartin III

Principal/Managing Partner


John P. Fremgen

Principal/Managing Partner


Mark R. Anderson, CFA

Chief Strategy Officer - Portfolio Manager


Larry H. Haslee

Chief Compliance Officer


Ray Caprio

Director, Institutional Sales


Tyler J. Pullen, CFA

Chief Equity Officer


Colleen F. Kenefick

Client Services - Vice President


Barbara A. Schalla, CFA

Portfolio Manager - Corporate Bonds


James S. Kaplan, CFA

Lead PM - Structured Products


Vince S. Russo, CFA

Portfolio Manager - Corporate Bonds


Jeffery F. Parker

Portfolio Manager - Preferred Stocks


Lesly M. Barnes

Portfolio Manager - Structured Products


Robert H. Stovall, CFA

Senior Advisor


Scott O. Van Lith, CPA

Chief Financial Officer


Dawn M. Giannini

Director of Technology Services


Andrew J. Gruebling

Vice President/Consultant Relations


Matthew R. Brooks

Client Services


Alex Steger

Equity Analyst


Mike Fohr, CFA, CPA

Fixed Income Analyst


John W. Veternick

Fixed Income Analyst


Astrid L. Kouw

Securities Trader


Jessica A. Lehrer

Portfolio Analyst Supervisor


Lisa M. Platow

Portfolio Analyst


Patricia A. Bloom

Portfolio Analyst


Christina M. Binkoski

Portfolio Analyst


Jay T. Dirienzo

Portfolio Analyst


Kyle Olson

Portfolio Analyst


Linda M. Flynn

Executive Assistant


Jane Bryant

Executive Administrative Assistant


Janice R. Orr

Executive Administrative Assistant