John M. Silvis, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
John M. Silvis, a CFA charterholder, serves as the team’s Chief Investment Officer. John oversees the research of the Investment Team, determines the asset allocation of model portfolios, and directs investment decisions and implementation. John provides clients,
prospects and internal staff with guidance about the team’s investment philosophy, process and performance. He is also responsible for periodically updating the team on current market and economic conditions.
John brings over 20 years of experience to the Investment Team and has been with the team since 2000. John began his career at Mellon Bank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and prior to
joining the team, he was a Portfolio Manager at National City Bank. John obtained a B.A. in Economics from Penn State University and his MBA from Baldwin Wallace University.
He is a current member in good standing of the CFA Institute and a longtime member of the CFA Society Cleveland. John recently completed a term as President at the CFA Society, having served in the past as Vice President, Treasurer and Chair of the Investment Committee. John is a past member of the Investment Committee for the Benjamin Rose Institute where he served for 5 years. He is currently serving on the investment committee of the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation where he serves as Chairman. Additionally, John is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland and the Professional Advisors Committee of the Catholic Community Foundation.
John lives in Strongsville with his wife Lori and his three children. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, traveling and is an avid Penn State fan.