Cameron is responsible for supporting client relationships by implementing trades, conducting research, and drafting retirement plans. As an Investment Analyst, he works closely with John’s clients to ensure their portfolios are set up well for their specific situations and goals.
Cameron is an avid traveler, competitor (especially with racquetball and disc golf), and fan of spontaneous adventures, like traveling to see SpaceX rocket launches. His favorite place in Ann Arbor is Michigan Stadium on a Saturday, when he’s convinced the city feels most alive.
As Chief Operating Officer at RIS, Amy Holzer oversees all of the firm’s operations, from setting policies and procedures to ensuring that employees have the resources they need to provide an excellent experience to RIS clients. She deeply believes in the impact of good customer service and loves learning new things.
Amy keeps active with her husband, two daughters, and three dogs. She’s a former volleyball player, a current half-marathoner, and a big fan of visiting new places. Her favorite spot in the area is Watson Lake, where her parents have a house and her children are learning to waterski.
Aaron manages our operations, including processes, procedures, and training, and supports our client advisors to ensure that they can deliver a good, consistent client experience. He considers himself a jack-of-all-trades and enjoys working with clients directly as well as creating an operational foundation to continuously improve the client experience. He’s been at RIS since 1997 and is excited to see the firm continue to grow.
Outside of work, Aaron enjoys traveling; he’s on a mission to visit all of the national parks in the continental U.S. and recently completed a 5,000-mile loop through several parks out West. Though he’s a proud Spartan fan—down to a Tom Izzo decal on his office wall—he loves watching hockey games at Yost Ice Arena and experiencing the wild passion of Michigan hockey fans.
Shannon Oziemski works with our clients on their day-to-day needs, including opening new accounts, managing the logistics of life transitions, and accessing their money. As a Financial Services Associate, she works closely with Brock and Evan’s clients and enjoys making clients’ lives as easy as possible.
Shannon loves to travel around Michigan with her husband, daughter, and two dogs, exploring different places to hike and swim. One of her favorite spots in Ann Arbor is Blimpy Burger, and she’s quite proud of having never been sent to the back of the line.
Lisa is responsible for making sure that RIS follows all rules and regulations of the investment management industry, including policies, procedures, and internal controls. She also oversees the day-to-day operations, and she enjoys the ever-changing aspect of her job and the multiple hats she wears in accomplishing it. With over 30 years of experience in the investment advisory industry, she’s appreciated seeing the industry evolve and the RIS team grow to serve more clients.
When she’s not working, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, loves to read, particularly detective stories—and in Ann Arbor, she enjoys sitting in the quiet peace of the Law Quad.
Diane Gallup works with our clients on their day-to-day needs, including opening new accounts, managing the logistics of life transitions, and accessing their money. As a Financial Services Associate, she works closely with Todd’s clients. She’s been at RIS for more than 10 years and has worked with RIS’s founders Griff and Larry for nearly three decades. She loves using technology to make clients’ lives easier and to stay in touch.
Outside of work, Diane enjoys spending time with her family, including her sister’s, cousin, mother, and great-nieces. Her favorite spot in Ann Arbor is Gallup Park because she likes to claim it’s named after her (and who’s to say it’s not!).
Lynn Bishop helps administer the RIS database management system. She prepares quarterly reports, tracks all client account activity, and processes fees. She loves getting to the end of the month with every transaction reconciled and all the accounts in order.
Lynn enjoys riding horses and takes annual trips with a group of friends to explore national parks on horseback. A trained opera singer, she’s fond of music and goes to live shows when she can, from classical choral concerts to Broadway shows. In Ann Arbor, one of her favorite spots is the Law Quad.
Monte works to craft and implement clients’ financial plans, from drafting trades to analyzing client portfolios. He works with Karen to create retirement plans to help clients look into the future and to restructure their portfolios to get them where they’d like to be. He conducts research on behalf of RIS’s investment committee and appreciates working as a team to create great client experiences.
When he’s not working, Monte enjoys the great outdoors. He camps, fishes, hikes, canoes, and works on his farm, which includes taking care of a horse, two sheep, and ten acres of land. In Ann Arbor, he loves the lively atmosphere of the Diag and the concerts at Hill Auditorium.
Alex runs all trading operations for RIS and works with our CIO on investment guidance, analysis, data collection, and data mining. He oversees all trading execution and works to answer client questions on performance and allocations. He enjoys working on a variety of projects, from researching investment options to doing efficiency upgrades, and partnering with all of RIS’s advisors.
Alex says he’s always been a water person, whether that means enjoying the ocean in Florida or taking advantage of Michigan’s lakes for kayaking, swimming, and boating adventures with family. His time in Florida gave him an appreciation for seafood, which is why Gratzi is his favorite spot in Ann Arbor—he’s convinced they have the best seafood in town.
Brandon creates tools to support our client portfolios, from building a custom Trade Sheet program for analyzing asset allocations to developing ways to automate client reports. He also manages our data. Brandon sees his role as making the work of the rest of the RIS team a little smoother, a little faster, and a little easier.
Brandon collects vinyl records; his current count is well over 1,000, and they’re organized alphabetically by artist and chronologically within that, true to his Systems Analyst ways. He’s also a nature photographer and loves shooting landscapes. In Ann Arbor, you can find him hanging out at Pinball Pete’s and enjoying the South U atmosphere.