We aim to deliver long term capital appreciation and the preservation of capital by identifying pricing inefficiencies. Our fundamental research process integrates financial analysis with a consideration for the sustainability of financial drivers. Using this approach to construct portfolios gives disciplined investors the opportunity to compound capital over time, with below average levels of risk.
With 25 years of industry experience, Vince is a Founder and Portfolio Manager at Changebridge Capital, LLC. Leveraging experience acquired during his tenures with Clough Capital Partners and Natixis Asset Management, Changebridge was designed to deliver actively managed, sophisticated strategies to investors in the client-centric ETF structure.
Working with top-tier service providers, Changebridge launched a Long/Short Equity ETF (CBLS) and a Select Equity ETF (CBSE) on the NYSE in 2020. As Portfolio Manager, Vince is responsible for the research efforts and portfolio construction for the strategies.
Prior to founding Changebridge, Vince worked for the Boston-based asset management company, Clough Capital Partners, LP. He joined in 2004 as a Research Analyst with a “generalist” perspective. This enabled Vince to provide investment analysis to the team across a wide range of sectors, geographies, and asset classes.
Upon joining the firm, Clough Capital employed three investing professionals and managed approximately $250m in client assets. Over his 16-year tenure with the company, Vince rose to become a Portfolio Manager and Partner of the firm. At its peak, Clough Capital would employ forty-five professionals and manage more than $4.5 billion in client assets. The firm’s growth in personnel and assets under management (a result of teamwork and investing discipline) presented opportunities for Vince to contribute to the areas of portfolio management, security research and business development.
Vince’s career in finance began in 1998 with New England Funds, an entity which would soon be integrated into Natixis Asset Management. Over a span of six years with Natixis-affiliates, Vince held several foundational roles in his career including Investor Representative and Project Manager. Just prior to joining Clough Capital Partners, Vince was a Senior Investment Consultant for Natixis, responsible for mutual fund and separate account distribution of The Oakmark Funds, Loomis Sayles & Company, and AEW Capital Management.
For more than a decade, Vince has served as a member of the Investment Committee for Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard house, which has served as a historic museum in Concord, Massachusetts for more than one hundred years. It was the longtime home of Amos Bronson Alcott and his family, including his daughter Louisa May Alcott, who wrote and set her novel "Little Women" there.
Vince also serves on the Investment Committee for the Nashoba Brooks School, where he has been a Board Member, including a term as President of the Board of Trustees. Nashoba Brooks educates children for a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world.
Vince holds an M.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Finance & English, both from Boston College. He and his wife Kathryn are busy raising four school-aged children of their own in South Carolina. In between professional responsibilities and shepherding their children amongst various team & community commitments, Vince and his family try to spend their free time outdoors.
Ms. DiMaria is a Director at Vigilant and serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for Changebridge Capital, LLC. Her compliance background stems from her more 30 years of experience in the Financial Services and Investment Management industry. In her role at Vigilant, Donna develops, tests, and monitors Compliance Programs for broker-dealers and investment Advisors. Her background includes working closely with the SEC, FINRA, MSRB as well as State Administrators. She is also well versed in regulatory filings, including Form ADV, Form BD, U4s and state registrations.
Ms. DiMaria has been a compliance consultant for more than 7 years aiding clients with their compliance programs. She has provided guidance on her client’s policies and procedures, prepared GAP analyses, conducts office inspections, designs Continuing Education and AML training programs and aids clients with a variety of regulatory filings. Ms. DiMaria also helps clients with a variety of due diligence projects.
Donna DiMaria was formerly the CCO for Tessera Capital Partners, LLC (TCP) for 18 years. TCP was a FINRA registered Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisor as well as a Municipal Dealer and Municipal Advisor registered with the MSRB. In this role she managed the firm’s compliance program as well as for the firm’s retail and institutional business lines. She served as the AML CO for 14 years.
Prior to Tessera, Ms. DiMaria held roles at WestAM (WestLB Asset Management), Forstmann-Leff International, UBS Asset Management, Kidder Peabody, and Prudential Securities.
Ms. DiMaria currently serves as the Chairman of Board and Chair of the Regulatory Committee of the Global Asset Management Marketing Association (“GAMMA”, formerly 3PM). She was also the former President of GAMMA, a position she held for more than 5 years. Ms. DiMaria was a member of National Society of Compliance Professionals (“NSCP”) for many years sitting on both the BD and MA committees. She was also a member of the FINRA Capital Acquisition and Placement Broker Committee (“CAP”), FINRA’s Membership Committee and often spoke at a variety of FINRA’s conferences and events. Ms. DiMaria took part on the MSRB’s PQAC (Series 50 Exam) committee and presented at the MSRB’s Industry Knowledge Summer Speaker’s Series discussing the Role of Placement Agents and Solicitors.
Ms. DiMaria holds the Series 7 (General Securities Representative), 14 (Compliance Officer), 24 (General Securities Principal), 50 (Municipal Advisor Representative), 54 (Municipal Advisor Principal), 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), 65 (Investment Advisor Representative), 79 (investment Banking Representative) and 99 (Operations Professional) licenses.
Ms. DiMaria received a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Finance from Binghamton University. She graduated as a Stern Scholar with a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the premier honor society recognizing academic excellence in business studies.