LINCOLN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athena Capital Advisors LLC (Athena) is pleased to announce that William F. McCalpin has joined the firm as Managing Partner, Impact Investments. Athena is a privately owned, independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) that provides customized investment solutions to private clients as well as foundations and endowments.
At Athena, Mr. McCalpin will direct the firm's impact investing practice which works with clients to align their investment portfolios with their social and environment objectives, across asset classes and issue areas.
“We are excited to have someone with Bill’s experience lead our impact investing business and join the firm’s senior management team,” said Dr. Lisette Cooper, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Athena. “Athena has been serving clients with social and environmental impact interests for over a decade. We provide innovative solutions to the growing number of investors pursuing this approach and, with Bill’s leadership, are adding significant resources to deepen our capabilities in this area.”
Mr. McCalpin was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of Imprint Capital Advisors, an impact investing firm that was acquired by Goldman Sachs Asset Management in September 2015. He is currently a member of the board of the F.B. Heron Foundation and serves as the Independent Chairman of the mutual funds offered by Janus Capital Group and The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF). Earlier in his career, for over two decades, Mr. McCalpin served in several different capacities with two endowed grant-making foundations: the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Athena uses a systematic approach when incorporating social and environmental impact objectives into portfolios for high net worth clients, foundations and endowments. The firm invests across all asset classes and tailors each portfolio to the client's unique financial and social goals.
“Among independent RIAs that focus solely on wealth management for private and institutional clients, Athena is one of the leading practitioners of impact investing,” said Mr. McCalpin. “The firm has scale, well-established infrastructure, and an impressive investment culture that Lisette and her colleagues have built over the last two decades. I look forward to working with the Athena team to deliver customized solutions that achieve clients’ financial and social and environmental objectives.”
About Athena Capital Advisors
Athena Capital Advisors is a privately owned registered investment advisor founded in 1993 by Dr. Lisette Cooper. With nearly $6 billion in assets under management, Athena is headquartered in Lincoln, Mass., and operates a second location in New York City. Athena provides both private clients and institutions with modern portfolio solutions and unparalleled client service. Athena offers clients investment advisory and management, investment administration and reporting, external chief investment officer, and estate and wealth planning services. Employing a customized, research-driven approach to strategic and tactical asset allocation, Athena delivers solutions tailored to clients’ specific needs, including impact investing.
For additional information on Athena Capital Advisors, please visit www.athenacapital.com