Managed Volatility Strategy Team


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Seth Shalov

Managing Director

Seth is the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Dividend and Managed Volatility Strategies.  He joined BC Investment Partners in 2006 which acquired MAI in 2007.  Seth has extensive experience in risk management including options strategies.  Prior to MAI Seth was the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer for DaVinci Capital and Chief Investment Officer for Bank of Tokyo Trust which managed accounts in excess of $1.5 billion.  He received his BA in Political Science from Rutgers University.  Seth is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the Northern Ohio Chapter of the USO.


Kurt Nye, CFA

Managing Director

Kurt is a Managing Director at MAI joining the company in 2011.  Kurt chairs the firm's Alternative Investment team and is a Portfolio Manager on the Managed Volatility, Dividend and Core Strategies.  Prior to joining MAI, he was an Investment Analyst with the Townsend Group where he provided portfolio modeling, investment due diligence, and analytical support to clients. He earned his BS in Economics from the Ohio State University and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Finance.  He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Cleveland.


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.

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