David Crossman, CFA
Sr. Portfolio Manager
As a portfolio manager, I design and manage investment portfolios for our clients to ensure their asset allocations are in line with their unique financial situation and that their investments support both their short- and long-term goals. Through ongoing research, I help identify and track appropriate investment vehicles for use in client portfolios. I am able to stay abreast of the ever-changing market conditions to understand when a change/adjustment is needed in our clients' holdings.
Personal Investment Management Experience
- Over fifteen years of experience in investment management.
- Extensive experience analyzing individual stocks.
- Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., Senior. Portfolio Manager
- Kirr, Marbach & Co., Senior Research Analyst
- Reams Asset Management Co., Senior Equity Analyst
Educational and Professional Designations
- Awarded Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
- Master of Business Administration, Finance, Vanderbilt University, May 1997.
- Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Duke University, May 1990.
- Contributing writer to employer quarterly newsletter.
- Endowment Chair, Asbury United Methodist Church.
- Former Treasurer, Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash.
More fun facts about Dave:
While the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus may seem temporary and relatively mild, the scare does serve as a useful lesson for investors. It is a good reminder to investors to expect the unexpected and to not act impulsively.
In July, WeWork was one of the most talked-about IPOs in years. At that time, we noted that it was too early to say what would happen, but said: “it should be very interesting to watch it all play out.” In the span of 30 days, WeWork went from one of the most-anticipated IPOs of 2019 to an indefinitely delayed IPO and a business looking like it could be in trouble. What went wrong, and what’s next?
Equity compensation can be a confusing topic for many workers, but it’s becoming a more common and accepted method of payment to workers, especially in the tech sector. We explore the types of equity compensation and what a payout might look like for you.
Taxes are an important consideration in investing. They should not be the sole driving force behind investment decisions, but investors should take them into consideration.
WeWork (now The We Company) is planning for its IPO either later this year or early in 2020. Is WeWork stock a good fit for your portfolio? While it’s still a bit too early to tell if WeWork will be a good buy, we’ve outlined potential issues to be aware of before you decide to buy.
Investing in farmland used to mean purchasing and running a farm. These days, it’s possible to invest in farmland through two different investment structures. We explore both and weigh the pros and cons.
Yesterday you had stock worth $100 per share. Today it’s worth 25% less! What happened? Spin-offs might not be a common stock market term for you, but it can be a common practice amongst companies. We’ve defined what a spin-off is, along with how you might expect it to affect your portfolio. Read on for the details…
Chances are your teen isn’t thinking about saving for her retirement quite yet. But contributing now to a Roth IRA can give her a leg up on her retirement savings. Unsure if your teen will want to contribute any of her hard-earned money? No worries – anyone can contribute to a Roth IRA on her behalf. Read on for the details and what to watch out for.
Do you have a vision for how you will spend your retirement? If you have a spouse or significant other, does it match theirs?
With just over two months left in 2018, now is a good time to start your tax planning, and analyzing your capital-gain situation could result in a lower tax bill come Tax Day 2019. By considering various strategies to offset your capital gains, you could reduce your tax impact and keep as much of those gains in your pocket as possible.
“Growth” stocks are dominating the stock market right now – think FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google). So have we seen the heyday of “value” stocks, never to be repeated again? Not so fast – both “growth” and “value” stocks have their place in your portfolio. Read on for the details on both types of stock and what they mean for your portfolio…plus the one thing you might want to do right now to ensure you’re on the right track.
Marijuana’s popularity is on the rise, and as states continue to legalize its use, the industry around its growth and distribution could be an attractive investment. But is it really a good investment? We explore this trending industry and what it could mean if you decide to invest.