Fast Growing Chicago Wealth Management Firm – Aaron Wealth Advisors – Expands Team:
Firm Adds Investment Advisor Adrianna Stasiuk, Who Previously Managed $500 Million in Client Assets and a New Director of Investments, Toby Stannard
Firm Supervises $840 Million in Individual and Institutional Client Assets; Specializes in ESG Investing
NEW YORK, NY, October 1, 2020 – Leading former Goldman Sachs private wealth advisor Gary Hirschberg, CEO of Aaron Wealth Advisors, today announced he has expanded his firm with the addition of two new professionals: Investment Advisor, Adrianna Stasiuk, and Director of Investments, Toby Stannard.
Aaron Wealth Advisors has added the following professionals –
Adrianna Stasiuk is an Investment Advisor, Managing Director, with Aaron Wealth Advisors. In this role, she is responsible for managing client relationships and developing new business opportunities. Joining from JP Morgan Private Bank, she had previously managed $500 million in client assets.
“I am excited to join Aaron Wealth and the independent space. I am really looking forward to offering my clients investments and capabilities utilizing Aaron’s open architecture platform,” said Ms. Stasiuk.
Toby Stannard is the Director of Investments at Aaron Wealth Advisors. Previously, he was an Equity Portfolio Manager at Northern Trust Asset Management based in Chicago.
“I am really looking forward to working at Aaron Wealth which has a deep commitment to ESG and impact investing. And I’ll have the opportunity to tap the most sophisticated capabilities in the independent space,” said Mr. Stannard.
“We are thrilled to welcome both Adrianna and Toby to the Aaron Wealth Family. Adrianna is an investment advisor with deep expertise in financial planning, strong connections to the Chicago market, and specializes in working with women” according to Gary Hirschberg, CEO of Aaron Wealth Advisors. “As a proven investment professional, Toby will significantly expand our investment capabilities on behalf of our clients. At Aaron Wealth, we are happy to build out our team with professionals with strong client relationships and investment experience. We are excited to be growing rapidly and are soon expanding our physical space at 515 North State, nearly doubling in size.”
“Aaron Wealth has always had ambition to grow organically and inorganically by working with likeminded advisors and clients. The most important factor is that the expansion fits the firm’s unique culture, with its focus on ESG and impact investing. The addition of Adrianna and Toby to the Aaron Wealth team positions the firm for significant growth in the future,” said Jeremy Zoladz, Director, Relationship Management at Dynasty Financial Partners.
Adrianna Stasiuk is an Investment Advisor, Managing Director, with Aaron Wealth Advisors. Prior to joining Aaron Wealth, she spent 8 years as a Banker and Client Advisor with J.P. Morgan’s Private Bank, overseeing a book of business totaling nearly $500 million in assets. A large part of her focus is on providing care and guidance to recently divorced women and their families.
A former athlete, Ms. Stasiuk was recruited to play Division I women’s volleyball at The University of Notre Dame, where she earned a B.A. degree in Accounting. She served as volleyball team captain for two seasons, receiving All-American honors in 2005. Ms. Stasiuk also holds an MBA degree from The Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame, with a concentration in Investments. She serves as an Auxiliary Board member of Reading In Motion, a Chicago-based literacy non-profit, and volunteers with Chicago Lights’ one-on-one tutoring program for grade-school children.
Toby Stannard is the Director of Investments at Aaron Wealth Advisors. In his role, Toby works in conjunction with the Chief Investment Officer and team on investment-related activities, including: the implementation and maintenance of investment solutions, sourcing of opportunistic offerings, ongoing analysis of client portfolios, manager due diligence, trading, and production of proprietary research. Toby is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder. He obtained a Master of Science in Finance from Warwick Business School (UK) as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics from The University of Leicester (UK).
Mr. Stannard began his career as an Equity Portfolio Manager at Northern Trust Asset Management based in London. He managed multi-billion dollar international and emerging market portfolios, mostly with an ESG focus. After relocating to Chicago with Northern Trust, he first worked as an Equity Strategist before moving into the Quantitative Strategy group. In this role, he served as a subject matter expert for the firm’s quantitative factor-based investments – developing custom solutions for clients, writing blogs and whitepapers, and presenting at industry conferences.
He is an avid traveler, sports enthusiast, and triathlete. He has completed Ironman triathlons and is aiming to complete all of the world’s major marathons. Through participation in those events, he has raised money for the Alzheimer’s Association and the Mind Mental Health Charity. Mr. Stannard is also a keen scuba diver and a qualified PADI Rescue diver.
About Aaron Wealth Advisors
Aaron Wealth Advisors is a registered independent advisory firm dedicated to helping successful entrepreneurs, sophisticated investors, multi-generational families, and family offices manage the complex business of their wealth. Aaron Wealth Advisors is a member of the Dynasty Financial Partners Network of independent advisory firms.