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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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Brian Sommers
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 Trading Specialist
Ben Bannon is an Asset Management Trading Specialist in our Asset Management Group located in the Pittsburgh office. Prior to joining HBKS, Ben worked as a Supervisor of Managed Accounts for BNY Mellon, and most recently as a Trader for Snow Capital Management L.P. In his position at HBKS, Ben manages the day to day trading operations. Ben graduated from...
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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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Investment Analyst
Patrick Ellsworth is an Investment Analyst in our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. In this role he assists with the research efforts of the Asset Management Group, as well as assisting with the trading functions of the firm. Prior to joining HBKS in 2018, Patrick began his career with Vanguard in 2017. Patrick earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Penn...
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Insurance products offered through HBK Sorce Insurance LLC. Investment Advisory Services offered through HBK Sorce Advisory LLC, d.b.a. HBKS Wealth Advisors. Securities offered through Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments, Member FINRA/SIPC, headquartered at 80 State Street, Albany, NY 12207.  Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments and HBKS® Wealth Advisors are not affiliated companies. Not FDIC Insured – Not Bank Guaranteed – May Lose Value, Including Loss of Principal – Not Insured By Any State or Federal Agency.

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