OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prime Capital Investment Advisors (PCIA) announces the hiring of Scott Duba, CFA as its Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, Wealth Management. The firm has grown at an exponential pace, more than quadrupling its assets under management over the past three years and the addition of Duba will bring leadership to PCIA’s investment and trading teams.
In his new role, Duba will oversee all of the firm’s asset management and alternative investment strategies for both wealth management and retirement plans. He will be responsible for staffing and leadership of research, portfolio management, and the firm’s trading functions. In addition, Duba will be strategically engaged with the firm’s wealth management business. His responsibilities will also extend to governance as a member of the Investment Advisory Board as well as various Investment Advisory Committees.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott Duba as our new CIO and Managing Director of Wealth Management,” says Glenn Spencer, Chief Executive Officer of PCIA. “Scott embodies the spirit, drive, ethics, creativity and entrepreneurship that we value. His expertise and proven track record are exactly what we were looking for to fill this role and to help us continue to drive our business. The wealth of knowledge he brings to our firm will be impactful and far reaching.”
Prior to joining PCIA, Duba served as Director and Portfolio Manager, Investment Team at Mariner Wealth Advisors, LLC where he advised on investment strategy, products, and competitive solutions. He has almost 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including roles with Lehman Brothers Asset Management, Neuberger Berman, and Artisan Partners. Prior to joining Mariner Wealth Advisors, LLC, Duba co-founded Antora Peak Capital Management, an investment firm specializing in distressed debt and special situations.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have someone like Scott Duba joining the PCIA team to really spearhead our strategic planning for the firm,” says Scott Colangelo, Chairman and Managing Partner of PCIA. “He will without a doubt help further define our firm’s strategy to take on the competitive landscape, better serve our clients, and keep up with the ever-evolving trends our industry experiences.”
Duba graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s in business administration, Cum Laude and from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a master’s in business administration with concentrations in economics, international business, and entrepreneurship. Duba is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Originally from Michigan, he currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife Erin and five children.
About Prime Capital Investment Advisors
Prime Capital Investment Advisors provides a client-centric team approach to full-service financial planning, including fee-based asset management and wealth management through its Prime Capital Wealth Management brand. Through its Qualified Plan Advisors brand, the firm also provides retirement plan advisory services, as well as plan participant education. PCIA currently has 27 locations throughout the United States, with investment advisor representatives serving clients across the nation. Advisory services offered through Prime Capital Investment Advisors, LLC. (“PCIA”), a Registered Investment Adviser. PCIA doing business as Qualified Plan Advisors (“QPA”) and Prime Capital Wealth Management (“PCWM”). For more information, visit www.pciawealth.com.
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