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HBKS Asset Management

Principal, Chief Investment Officer
HBKS® Principal and Chief Investment Officer Brian Sommers oversees the firm’s investment management processes for HBKS® investment advisory representatives. He chairs the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and is instrumental in the identification, evaluation and recommendation of the investments that make up the firm’s client portfolios. He brings HBKS® clients the expertise of more than 20 years managing a wide range...
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Asset Management Systems Analyst
Jason Alward is the Asset Management System Analyst and is based in our Erie, Pennsylvania office. He works as part of the firm’s Asset Management Unit with a primary focus on financial data aggregation and performance reporting. Jason started his career in finance when he joined HBKS® in 2002 as an intern. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in...
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Research Analyst
Kevin Pascale is a research analyst in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. In this role, he is involved with the investment research and portfolio construction efforts for the firm’s objective-based asset allocation and individual stock portfolios. These initiatives include tactical asset allocation decisions, quantitative and qualitative fund manager due diligence and selection, performance attribution, as well as fundamental equity research. Kevin...
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Asset Management Specialist
Steven Weryha serves as a specialist in our Asset Management Unit in our Erie, PA office working with Brian Sommers. In his position Steven manages the day to day trading operations. Steven joined HBKS® after earning his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Penn State Behrend. He was also inducted to the academic honor society Beta Gamma Sigma. 
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