Michael B. Andelman
Mike serves as the co-portfolio manager for the Rising Dividend strategies. He conducts equity research in the Healthcare and Technology sectors of the market with a specific focus on companies with a growing dividend stream. Prior to joining Dearborn in 2004 he worked in various capacities at MPI Investment Management as well as First Trust Advisors, LP. In 2010 he was named partner in the Firm.
Carol M. Lippman, CFA
Carol manages Dearborn Partners' Core Rising Dividend Portfolio and High & Rising Dividend Portfolio strategies. For more than three decades, Carol has managed investments according to her Rising Dividend philosophy, first for A.G. Edwards and its successor firms. She joined Dearborn as a partner from Wells Fargo Advisors in 2011 and has 30+ years of investment experience. She is a past president and a member of the Board of Governors of the St. Louis Society of Financial Analysts and a member of the CFA Institute.
Richard R. Seitz
Rick is in charge of marketing and sales of the firm's investment products to financial advisors and other intermediaries, focusing now on the Rising Dividend Strategy. Prior to joining Dearborn Partners, he was a Managing Director and National Sales Manager for Legg Mason Global Asset Management and its predecessor, Citigroup Asset Management, with $700 billion of assets under management.
Rick is a thirty year veteran of the financial services industry with significant experience in separately managed accounts, open and closed end mutual funds as well as many structured products. He has also held senior marketing positions with E.F. Hutton and American National Security.
Peter J. Deakos, CFA
Peter serves as a Portfolio Manager for the Rising Dividend strategies. He has more than 18 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Dearborn in 2017, Deakos co-managed a portfolio at Wells Fargo Advisors that grew to more than $3 billion in assets under management in three years. Peter’s experience at Wells Fargo and A.G. Edwards included wealth and trust portfolio management and extensive equity analysis. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2005.
Brian A. Payne, CFP®
Brian is responsible for marketing and sales of the firm's investment products to financial advisors and other intermediaries, focusing specifically on the Rising Dividend Strategy. Prior to joining Dearborn Partners, Brian was a CFP® at Bernstein Global Wealth Management and then head of business development for a golf technology company he co-founded. Following his graduation from Northwestern University, Brian pursued a professional golf career on various tours around the world.
James D. Lathrop, AIF®
Jim is responsible for marketing and sales of the firm's investment products to financial advisors and other intermediaries, focusing specifically on the Rising Dividend Strategy. Prior to joining Dearborn Partners, Jim was a regional director at Russell Investments for 13 years. He was also a regional manager for Alliance Bernstein and a senior marketing director for Putnam Investments, where he was responsible for driving sales of mutual funds, variable annuities, retirement planning, and education funding vehicles.
Roger Diaz, CIMA®
Roger is responsible for marketing and sales of Dearborn Partners investment strategies in the Western US to investment advisors and other intermediaries. Prior to joining Dearborn Partners he was a Western Divisional Manager at Macquarie Investment Management, he was also a Managing Director at TCW. Roger has over 20 years of experience working with institutions and investment advisors.
Greg is responsible for the marketing and sales efforts of the Dearborn Partners investment strategies in the Southeastern US. Prior to joining Dearborn Partners, Greg was a Senior Investment Consultant for several firms including Legg Mason, Citigroup Asset Management, and Putnam Investments. Greg is a 30-year veteran of the investment industry having worked with both investment advisors and institutions throughout his career.
Matthew T. Guttosch, CFA
Matt is an Equity Analyst for Dearborn’s Rising Dividend Portfolios. He focuses on Consumer and Financial companies. He has been with Dearborn since 2010, has 10+ years of investment experience and is a CFA® charterholder.
Jonathan Woo, CFA
Jon is an Equity Analyst for Dearborn’s Rising Dividend Portfolios. Prior to joining Dearborn he spent 10 years at Edward Jones in various manager research roles. Jon has over 10 years experience and is a CFA® charterholder.
Director of Operations
Sam oversees the firm's trading and operations areas. She is accomplished in all of the wealth management support functions necessary to provide Dearborn clients with an outstanding experience. She began her career with UBS Financial Services in 2010.
Amber C. Delperdang, CFA
Amber joined Dearborn Partners in 2019 in our operations department. She began her career in 2014 with Northwestern Mutual in Los Angeles, CA as their Operations Associate, eventually becoming an Investment Analyst.
Evan J. Bindas
Evan is responsible for assisting with the marketing and sales of Dearborn Partners investment strategies, supporting all Directors. Prior to joining Dearborn, he was a private wealth intern at Robert W. Baird as well as a marketing intern at ESPN-Madison. Evan joined the team in 2020 after graduating that same year from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Personal Finance.
Jack is responsible for assisting with the marketing and sales of Dearborn Partners investment strategies, supporting all directors. Before joining Dearborn, he was a sales and marketing intern at Barcoding, Inc. Additionally, he was able to work marketing campaigns for Fox Sports and the Chicago Bulls through the DePaul Sports Business Program. Jack joined the team in 2022 after graduating that same year from DePaul University with a degree in Communications and Marketing.