Executive Team

John D. Reese is Chief Executive Officer of Price Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Reese is PAM's appointed representative to the Roger's International Index Committee. Mr. Reese was most recently Executive Managing Director and Senior Vice-President of Wells Fargo Asset Management's Evergreen Investments division.  He was principally responsible for the European Credit Management Ltd. (ECM) investment subsidiary business in North America subsequent to its acquisition by Wachovia Bank in 2007, and Wachovia's acquisition by Wells Fargo in 2008.  At the time of Wachovia's purchase of ECM, an institutional fixed income investment manager based in London, Mr. Reese was President of ECM Inc., the U.S. subsidiary, and a partner and member of the Board of Directors of ECM. 

Before leaving to join ECM, Mr. Reese was employed by Merrill Lynch for over 20 years in a variety of capacities, including most recently as Managing Director in the Global Debt Markets division in New York, responsible for the Corporate, Insurance, and Pension Client Groups for North America; Head of Institutional Fixed Income Sales for Merrill's Midwest Region in Chicago; and Head of Global Sales for BondBook LLC, a Goldman Sachs/Merrill Lynch jointly sponsored electronic trading platform.

Mr. Reese earned a B.A. in Economics from Westminster College with continuing study focusing on behavioral finance, portfolio management strategies, and global macro at Harvard’s Kennedy School, University of Chicago’s Booth GSB, Wharton, and MIT.  He holds FINRA Series 3, 5, 7, 8, 24, and 63 licenses and is an NFA principal. 

David F. Schink joined Price Asset Management as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel in 2012.

Prior to joining PAM, Mr. Schink was Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer of Contego Capital Partners, LLC, a registered investment advisor specializing in hedge fund investing from 2004 to 2011.  At Contego he was involved in strategic and day-to-day business management and was responsible for legal and regulatory risk management.

From 2000 to June 2004, Mr. Schink was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, where he represented private equity funds, registered investment advisors and other investment vehicles in a variety of transactions, including private equity fund formations, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, venture capital financings and joint ventures.

From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Schink was an associate at Sidley & Austin, where he represented financial institutions in structuring and negotiating structured finance and secured lending transactions, including mortgage-backed, trade receivables and insurance securitizations, collateralized loan obligations and senior secured credit facilities.

Mr. Schink holds a B.A. from Hamilton College and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law. He is an NFA principal and holds a Series 3 license.

Marilyn S. Cleeff joined Price Asset Management as Chief Financial Officer in 2014.

Prior to joining PAM, Ms. Cleeff devoted over 25 years as a senior executive and independent consultant to successful organizations providing client services to the financial industry.  Ms. Cleeff has a unique and diverse mix of accounting, audit, regulatory and operations experience that has enabled her to serve as a key resource in the development and control of financial reporting systems for broker-dealers, proprietary trading companies, fund advisors, and fund administrators.  Ms. Cleeff was North American Controller of MF Global, Inc. a broker dealer; Chief Financial Officer of Iowa Grain Company, a futures clearing firm; Director of Treasury for Mizuho Securities, Inc. in Chicago; and Managing Director of Spectrum Global Fund Administration.

Ms. Cleeff holds an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BS in accounting from the University of Illinois.  Ms. Cleeff is a CPA and an NFA principal.  Ms. Cleeff is on the board of directors of Reading Power, Inc, a non-profit literacy tutoring program, and the Kellogg Executive Women’s Network.

Alan Konn is the Managing Director of the Institutional Client Group and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Price Holdings, Inc.

Mr. Konn joined the Price Group and became registered and a Member with Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC (UPS), our affiliated broker dealer, in early 2003. In his capacity as Managing Director of UPS, he is responsible for all of Price Asset Managementís institutional client marketing. Prior to Price, Alan spent 17 years as an investment executive with William Blair & Co. where he worked as a portfolio manager assisting high net worth clients with asset allocation and investment strategies. Prior to that Mr. Konn was employed by First National Bank of Chicago in the corporate finance department. Mr. Konn has a BA in Psychology from Hamline University and a MBA in Finance and Accounting from UCLA. He holds FINRA Series 3, 7, 24 and 63 licenses and is an NFA principal.

Carlton Chin, CFA, is the Managing Director of Research and is responsible for commodities and managed futures research and portfolio strategy. 

A noted and frequently cited industry expert, Mr. Chin has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Futures Magazine, MARhedge, Financial Trader and SeekingAlpha. He is the author of numerous research papers including most recently Managed Futures and Commodities:  Overview and Outlook for 2012 (SeekingAlpha), Post-Modern Portfolio Theory:  Semi-Deviation & Semi-Correlation (SeekingAlpha), and Back to the Future:  Portfolio Optimization, Downside Risk, and Alternative Assets (NAAIM).  Mr. Chin consults and mentors research in asset allocation, portfolio optimization, and alternative asset research at the University of Chicago and Princeton University. 

Mr. Chin's industry experience includes co-developing the investment consulting practice and performing asset allocation studies, performance attribution, manager searches, and due diligence at Kwasha Lipton (PricewaterhouseCoopers); portfolio management and serving as Head of Research for Mount Lucas/Beacon Management; portfolio management at CARAT Capital and Adamah Capital, CTAs that he founded, where he utilized his proprietary Dynamic Asset Allocation model. 

Mr. Chin was awarded a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with minors in Economics and Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He completed the requirements for his MS degree at the age of 21 with his thesis on Numerical Simulation. Mr. Chin is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of AIMR and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Krishnan Seshadri joined Price Asset Management in March 2007, as Vice President responsible for fund accounting and administration. 

From October 2006 to March 2007 he served as the Associate Director at UBS Securities LLC.  From September 1999 to September 2006 he was the Vice President at ABN AMRO Incorporated, an affiliate of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. where he was responsible for all day to day operations for fund administration and accounting.  In September 2006, UBS acquired ABN AMRO Incorporated and Mr. Seshadri continued his responsibilities for overseeing the administration and fund accounting for the numerous funds either structured and arranged by ABN or for clients of ABN AMRO Incorporated.  Mr. Seshadri developed fund accounting procedures and guidelines used for both funds sponsored by ABN and for clients of ABN. 

Prior to joining ABN AMRO Incorporated, Mr. Seshadri served as Assistant Vice President at Sakura Dellsher. From August 1991 to March 1997 he served as Manager of Operations for Waldner & Company and its successor AAIMC.  From March 1975 to August 1991 Mr. Seshadri held managerial positions at Syndicate Bank, one of the leading Banks in India.

Michelle A. Williams joined Price Asset Management in April 2007, as Vice President of Fund Accounting.  Ms. Williams has been involved in the marketing of the existing products offered by Price Asset Management and is involved with the Fund Accounting and administration. 

Prior to joining PAM, Ms. Williams was a Junior Marketer for UBS Securities LLC, from October 2006 to March 2007. From July 2004 to October 2006, she was a Junior Marketer for the Futures division at ABN AMRO Bank N.V., of which the Futures division was acquired by UBS Securities, LLC in October 2006.  As a Junior Marketer, her responsibilities included working on presentations, spreadsheets, handled marketing materials as they pertained to our role as an Investment Manager, organized special events and worked with clients and brokers to open up new trading accounts.

From March 1998 to June 2004, Ms. Williams was with ABN AMRO Bank N.V., where she worked in a variety of groups, and had various roles at ABN AMRO such as Administrative Assistant and Administrative Coordinator. 

In May 2003, Ms. Williams received her MBA in Management from Saint Xavier University, Graham School of Management in Chicago. In May 1997, she also earned a BBA in Business Administration / Computer Information Systems from Robert Morris College in Chicago.

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