Corporate Management Team


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Rick Buoncore

Managing Partner

Rick became Managing Partner of MAI Capital Management, LLC on February 1, 2007, after spearheading the acquisition of McCormack Advisors International by his prior firm BC Investment Partners.  Rick was a founding partner of BC which offered wealth advisory services including a global equity hedge fund and a long-only high quality dividend strategy.  Prior to BC, Rick was Chief Executive Officer for Victory Capital Management, a subsidiary of KeyCorp, from 1999 to 2005.  Rick graduated from Fordham University with a BS in Accounting and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and is an active member of Cleveland's charitable and civic community.


Jim Kacic

President & Chief Financial Officer

Jim is President and Chief Financial Officer at MAI.  Jim joined MAI in 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in finance and accounting related to the financial services and banking industry.  Previously, Jim served as Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Managing Director for Victory Capital Management where he was responsible for finance/accounting, operations/technology, equity trading, strategic business planning and development and all administrative functions.  Jim earned his Bachelor's in Finance from Bowling Green State University.  He is a Trustee and the Vice Chairman of the Board for the Achievement Centers for Children and is a member of its Executive, Finance, Strategic Planning and Investment Committees.


Shirley Titchenell

Chief Operating Officer

Shirley is the Chief Operating Officer at MAI.  She joined the firm in 2008 as a Senior Associate working in Fund Administration and Compliance.  In 2010 she became Chief Compliance Officer and in 2019 she became COO.  Prior to MAI, Shirley worked at Shaker Investments, LLC for over seven years.  While at Shaker, she worked with several investment vehicles; hedge funds, a mutual fund and separately managed accounts.  As Manager of Administration she had a wide range of responsibilities including finance, compliance, human resources, client account administration, trading operations, and she worked with outside legal counsel, auditors and other service providers.  Shirley earned her Bachelor's in Business Management from Malone College and her MBA from Baldwin Wallace College.  Shirley is a member of NSCP (National Society of Compliance Professionals) and a Investment Advisor Certified Compliance Professional®.

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