Robert Bingham, CFA, President and Chief Investment Officer of SKY Investment Group LLC. Bob has thirty years of experience managing equity and fixed income portfolios for individuals, families, businesses and charitable organizations. Prior to founding SKY, he was a Senior Vice President with UBS Financial Services and its predecessor, PaineWebber, where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager in their Portfolio Management Program.
Mr. Bingham holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Middlebury College. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. Bob serves on the finance committee of St. Albans Church in Simsbury, CT., on the Board of Visitors for the McLean Hospital and has been active in the Simsbury Land Trust.
William Newman, Chief Financial Officer and Compliance Officer. Bill joined SKY after twenty years with a multi-faceted family business. Bill has extensive experience in “family office” issues, including tax, investment, residency, real estate, generational and asset transition matters. Bill has served on the boards of the Noah Webster House/West Hartford Historical Society and the Park Road Playhouse. Bill graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in American Studies and Twentieth Century History.
John Wright, Director of Research and Portfolio Manager. John worked previously at Fox-Pitt, Kelton where he advised institutional investors on their investments in the financial services sector. John has over thirty years of experience in this sector, first at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and then as an analyst and hedge fund manager at George Weiss Associates.
John holds an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and received his BA in Economics and French from Middlebury College. He is a board member of the 10th Mountain Division Foundation in Denver, CO a former board member of the Bank of Virginia in Richmond, VA., serves on the Investment Committee of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and has been active at the First Church of Christ in Simsbury, CT as a former Elder and Treasurer for the Church.
Tyler Waterman, Portfolio Manager. Tyler is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he received a BS in Chemical Engineering. In addition to his management responsibilities, Tyler is the primary contact for all of SKY’s external brokerage relationships and coordinates all of the firm’s trading activities. He has been with the firm since 2010.
Catherine Mullen, Account Manager. Catherine is a graduate of Williams College where she received a BA in Biology. She has a professional background in biology and drug development. Prior to joining SKY, Catherine worked in marine biology, running an oyster hatchery for Island Creek Oysters on the South Shore of Boston
Margaret Hubbard, Senior Manager, Administration and Technology. Peggy was formerly with UBS Financial Services for 9 years and has 21 years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of Connecticut College with a BA in Mathematical Sciences. She is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s technology and administrative platform.
Bonnie Brooks, Senior Administrator, Client Relations and Support. Bonnie was formerly with UBS Financial Services. Bonnie has over thirty years of experience in client account administration and administration management. She is active in her church and her children’s activities.
Carol Bingham, Senior Administrator, Client Management Platform. Carol was an Assistant Vice President with a major Connecticut bank prior to raising her children. She holds a BA in Political Science from Middlebury College with a concentration in Art. She serves on the board of the Simsbury Garden Club. She has been active in Simsbury town politics as a member of the Library Board and Zoning Board of Appeals.