Management Team

Executive Leadership

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William D. Mennonna
President and Chief Executive Officer
william.mennonna@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 33 years
B.A., Salve Regina University
B.S., Salve Regina University
M.S., New York University

Bill was named president and chief executive officer of PNC Capital Advisors in January 2018. In this role, Bill is responsible for overseeing matters related to administration, compliance, product management, and risk. He also chairs the firm's Management Committee. Bill joined the firm in 2014 as chief risk officer. As CRO, he led firm-wide risk management efforts related to investment, business, operational, and regulatory risks. He also managed the firm's portfolio trade compliance function. Prior to joining PNC Capital Advisors, Bill spent six years as the director of risk management with Pioneer Investment Management (PIM) USA, Inc. In that post, he headed the enterprise-wide risk management framework for PIM USA and its subsidiaries. He also held the position of director of internal audit for seven years at PIM USA. Bill's extensive risk and audit experience in the financial industry began in 1985. He previously served as acting audit director and as audit manager with Investors Bank and Trust Company and as an auditor with New England Financial. Bill earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in administration of justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Salve Regina University, and a Master of Science in risk management from New York University, Stern School of Business.

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Aneet Deshpande, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Managing Director, Multi-Asset Solutions
aneet.deshpande@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 21 years
B.S.B.A., University of Louisville

Aneet was named chief investment officer of PNC Capital Advisors in January 2018. In this role, Aneet is responsible for overseeing the firm's investment strategies, which comprise a wide array of investment vehicles, styles, and asset classes. He also chairs the firm's Investment Committee. In addition to his CIO role, Aneet is lead portfolio manager of the firm's multi-asset solutions. He has 20 years of investment management and trading experience. Prior to his current role, Aneet served as the firm's head of trading and as chairman of the Asset Allocation Committee. He rejoined the firm in 2016 from HPM Partners, LLC where he was a partner and a member of the investment management team. Before first joining PNC Capital Advisors in 2007, he traded quantitative strategies for Chicago Equity Partners, a boutique quantitative asset management firm. Aneet earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Louisville and is a CFA charterholder.

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Michael Gioffre
Chief Compliance Officer
michael.gioffre@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 23 years
B.A., University of Delaware
M.B.A., Emory University
J.D., Delaware School of Law

Michael was named chief compliance officer of PNC Capital Advisors and PNC Realty Investors in June 2018. In this role, Michael is responsible for oversight of the advisor compliance program, which includes the development, implementation, coordination, and testing of the program, as well as the related policies and procedures for those organizations. Prior to joining PNC Capital Advisors, Michael was consulting for firms in the asset management business and teaching courses at the Thomas Kline School of Law at Drexel University.  Prior thereto, he served as Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer at Voya Financial, Inc.  At Voya, he oversaw a team of 120 compliance professionals dedicated to supporting corporate initiatives and business line compliance for Voya›s asset management, broker-dealer, retirement, and insurance businesses. Prior to that role, Michael served as Chief Compliance Officer at Voya Investment Management and in the same capacity at Voya›s predecessor organization, ING Investment Management. Michael began his career as an attorney with American International Group, Inc. Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware, a J.D. from the Delaware School of Law, and an M.B.A from Emory University-Goizueta Business School.

Investment Management

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Adam Mackey
Managing Director, Municipal Fixed Income
adam.mackey@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 22 years
B.S.B.A., Kutztown University
M.B.A., St. Joseph's University

Adam is head of Municipal Fixed Income and a senior portfolio manager. In his role as a managing director, he supervises credit and quantitative research, portfolio management and trading, and municipal client relations. Adam is responsible for establishing the municipal fixed income strategy for the firm, and, as a senior portfolio manager, he oversees trading and strategy implementation in the municipal bond mutual funds, institutional municipal portfolios, and separately managed municipal accounts. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, he was a fixed income trader at the Vanguard Group where he focused on municipal bonds and derivatives. Adam earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Kutztown University and an M.B.A. in finance from St. Joseph's University. He is a member of various industry organizations, including the CFA Society of Philadelphia.

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James E. Mineman
Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
james.mineman@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 24 years
B.S.B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.A., St. Louis University

James, a managing director, is the lead portfolio manager of the Select Equity investment team that manages the Small Cap Equity strategy. He specializes in managing the team's equity research process. Consistent with the generalist approach, he serves in the capacity of analyst and portfolio manager. James, who joined the firm along with the team in 2004, has been with the core team since its founding in 1994. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a specialization in finance from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Finance degree from St. Louis University.

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Hitesh C. Patel, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Structured Equity
hitesh.patel@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 24 years
B.S., University of Gujarat
M.S., Bombay University
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

Hitesh, a managing director, leads the Structured Equity team, which focuses on the small-cap core, growth, and value strategies. His team's investment philosophy is fundamental in nature and systematic in execution, using quantitative methods that are designed to capture fundamentals and capitalize on systematic market inefficiencies. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Hitesh served as director of research at Harris Investment Management. His quantitative research and portfolio management experience extends back to 1994. Hitesh earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Gujarat, a Master of Science degree in pharmaceutical chemistry from Bombay University, and a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Sean T. Rhoderick, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, Taxable Fixed Income
sean.rhoderick@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 24 years
B.B.A., James Madison University

Sean, a managing director, is the chief investment officer for Taxable Fixed Income. Sean leads the strategy and performance for all taxable fixed income investments. He has more than 20 years of experience in research and fixed income. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Sean spent six years at Freddie Mac in credit research and four years as a bank credit analyst at the rating agency LACE Financial Corporation. Sean graduated cum laude from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and serves on the Baltimore CFA Society's Board of Directors.

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Douglas J. Roman, CFA, CMT
Managing Director, Large Cap Advantage Equity
douglas.roman@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 31 years
B.S., Penn State University
M.S., Drexel University

Doug, a managing director, developed the Large Cap Advantage Equity investment process and is the portfolio manager for the Large Cap Advantage core, growth, and value portfolios. In addition, he serves as a portfolio manager for the Multi-Factor All Cap, Large Cap Growth, and Large Cap Value Funds. He is responsible for directing the quantitative efforts of the Large Cap Advantage team and overseeing the respective research group. Prior to joining the firm in 2002, he worked for Penn Street Advisors Inc., the Penn Street Funds, The Vanguard Group, Rittenhouse Financial Services, and CoreStates Investment Advisors. Doug holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Chartered Market Technician. He is a member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and also serves on Drexel University's Finance Advisory Council. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Penn State University and a Master of Science degree in finance from Drexel University.

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Martin C. Schulz
Managing Director, International Equity
martin.schulz@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 23 years
B.A., Cornell University
M.B.A., George Washington University
J.D., George Washington University
M.S.S., U.S. Army War College

Martin leads the firm's international equity team responsible for the international core, international growth, and emerging market strategies. He has specific research coverage responsibility for Europe, formulates all investment strategy, and maintains final authority over all investment decisions.  Martin's industry experience extends to 1995 and includes positions in equity research and portfolio management. Prior to joining the firm in 1998, he was a portfolio manager with National City Corporation. Martin is fluent in German and conversant in French and has traveled to more than 90 countries. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in international relations from Cornell University, graduating magna cum laude. He received an M.B.A. in international business, a J.D. from George Washington University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. A paratrooper, Martin was honored as a General MacArthur Junior Officer Leadership Award winner and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a colonel after serving more than 30 years in special operations.

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Oleg Sydyak, CFA, FSA, EA
Managing Director, Asset and Liability Strategy
oleg.sydyak@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 22 years
B.S., Kharkov State Technical University of Radio-Electronics
M.B.A., University of Chicago
M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science

As a managing director of asset and liability strategy, Oleg is responsible for developing liability-centric fixed income strategies, which includes the integration of advanced actuarial capabilities, liability-based benchmarks, multivariate factor-based liability hedging, sequential portfolio de-risking strategies, and dynamic asset-liability modeling. Oleg also serves as an adjunct assistant professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and he is a contributing author to the chapter of Handbook of Fixed-Income Securities (Veronesi, 2016) devoted to interest rate risk management and asset-liability management. Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Oleg was a manager and consulting actuary with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He also held actuarial consulting positions with Towers Watson and Buck Consultants. Oleg earned a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics from Kharkov State Technical University of Radio-Electronics, an MBA in analytic finance and accounting from the University of Chicago, and a Master of Science degree in political economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a CFA® charterholder and holds Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and Enrolled Actuary designations.

Sales, Client Service and Consultant Relations

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Timothy McDonough, CFA
Managing Director, Mandate Clients
timothy.mcdonough@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 36 years
B.A., Georgetown University
M.B.A., Boston College

Tim leads the Institutional Mandate business for PNC Capital Advisors, composed of Consultant Relations, RFP, and Mandate Business Strategy and Sales, as well as the firm's client service efforts. He focuses on expanding existing client and consultant relationships and coordinating related sales, marketing, and product management activities. Tim has more than 25 years of investment experience focused on institutional clients. His professional experience includes portfolio management, research, underwriting, and investment strategy. Tim joined PNC Capital Advisors through the acquisition of a predecessor firm. He earned a BA in economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from Boston College. Tim is a CFA® charterholder.

Administration and Product Management

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Jennifer Spratley, CPA
Managing Director, Administration
jennifer.spratley@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 27 years
B.S., Lehigh University

Jennifer is the managing director of administration for PNC Capital Advisors (PCA) and PNC Realty Investors (PRI). In this capacity, she manages and oversees the planning and execution of PCA and PRI business initiatives through partnerships with executive management, the firm's other teams, and PNC business partners. She is responsible for leading the PCA Administration and PCA Fund Administration teams, as well as the PRI non-investment functions. Jennifer manages strategic projects and monitors regulatory and compliance-related developments, advising executive management and the business on their impact. She also serves as the president of the PNC Funds and PNC Advantage Funds. Previously, Jennifer served as managing director and head of PCA's Fund Administration team. Prior to that, she served as vice president and treasurer to PNC Funds, PNC Advantage Funds, and PNC Alternative Investment Funds. Before joining the firm in 2007, she served as the unit leader of Fund Accounting and Administration for SEI Investments Global Funds Service Accounting and Valuation Processing team. Jennifer managed various back-office functions for domestic mutual funds sponsored by SEI's registered investment adviser clients. Earlier, she was a senior manager in the financial services division of Ernst & Young, LLP, responsible primarily for investment company audit engagements. Qualified as a certified public accountant, Jennifer earned a B.S. in business and economics from Lehigh University.

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Donald J. Hohman
Managing Director, Product Management
donald.hohman@pnc.com
Industry Experience: 29 years
B.S., Penn State University
M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Don leads the product management team. He works closely with portfolio managers, distribution, marketing, and compliance to align priorities, derive competitive positioning, and develop and refine the firm's investment products. His extensive experience with a wide range of client segments helps ensure that product strategy meets the specific needs of each target market. Don joined the firm in 2005 and has 29 years of financial services product management experience. He previously spent five years focusing on institutional product development and management at Schwab Institutional and Schwab Corporate Services. Prior to Schwab, he focused on investment product management and subadvisor selection at SunAmerica, Inc., and Nationwide Financial Services. Don received a Bachelor of Science degree in metallurgical engineering from Penn State University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.