Looking forward to 2017, ATEL Securities Corporation (“ASC”) has expanded its team with new regional representatives covering the Northeast and Southeast. Welcome Brian Sumner and Andrew Witherow to the ASC Team!
Brian Sumner joined ATEL as Southeast Regional Vice President for ATEL Securities Corporation. Prior to joining ATEL, Mr. Sumner worked as Vice President with Calamos Investments, where he managed their alternative strategy distribution with a focus on Financial Advisor, RIA and Institutional relationships. Prior to Calamos, Mr. Sumner held similar positions with Curian Capital, Trust Company of America and TIAA Asset Management. Mr. Sumner holds a BA from the University of Kentucky and currently maintains his FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65 licenses. In addition, Mr. Sumner is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®).
Andrew Witherow joined ATEL as Northeast Regional Vice President. Prior to joining ATEL, Mr. Witherow was the Managing Director for Destra Capital in the New England area. While at Destra he specialized in sales of Mutual Funds, Closed End Funds and Business Development Companies. Prior to that Mr. Witherow was a Senior Internal Sales Consultant for Janus Capital Group. Mr. Witherow holds an MBA in Finance & International Business from Regis University and a BA in Economics from Colorado State University. Mr. Witherow currently holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Sumner and Witherow are supported by an expanded internal team as well. Parker O’Sullivan and Anthony Russo join ASC as the Central and Southwest Regional Marketing Directors (respectively). Additionally, ATEL Investor Services’ Stephen Griffin Sikes has moved over to ASC and now provides support to Regional Senior VP, Larry Lutz in covering the Northwest.