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Bob Auer

Robert C. Auer, Senior Portfolio Manager
Robert Auer is the founder of SBAuer Funds, LLC and has served as the senior portfolio manager for the Auer Growth Fund since its inception. Bob is a true student of the market and its history. He is focused on the challenge of "building the better mousetrap."

Previously, Bob served as Vice President Investments for Morgan Stanley from 1986 through August 2007, advising approximately 350 accounts with total assets under management in excess of $100 million. Three times, Bob was awarded the National Sales director award, granted to the top 10% of Financial Advisors at Morgan Stanley. 

Bob was the lead stock market columnist for the IBJ (Indianapolis Business Journal), responsible for a weekly full-page column for eight years from 1996 to 2004. He had over 400 columns in print on many investment topics and lessons. The IBJ has been recognized consistently as one of the top local weekly business publications in the United States. 

On the national Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for mathematical ability, Bob scored in the top 1% in the nation of college-bound students. He holds a BS in Business/Systems from Taylor University, 1983. Robert lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife and their two sons.

Bryan L. Auer, Portfolio Analyst 
Bryan Auer serves as an analyst for SBAuer Funds LLC. Bryan developed the stock selection screens used by the Fund today.

Since 1986, Bryan has been a private investor and was a client of Robert Auer at Morgan Stanley, where the investment discipline that now underlies the Auer Growth Fund was employed exclusively on the Bryan Auer accounts. 

Bryan is married and has two sons, Robert and Paul.

Dave Gilreath

David S. Gilreath, Chief Compliance Officer
David Gilreath is a founding principal of Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors, LLC. Dave has 25 years of experience in the financial services industry beginning with Bache Halsey Stuart Shields and later, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.

Dave attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he earned a Bachelor of Science. Dave went on to obtain his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation in 1984.  He lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife Lori and their three children.

Ron Brock

Ron Brock, Chief Financial Officer
Ron Brock is a founding principal of Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors, LLC.  Ron has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry beginning with Prudential Bache Securities and later, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 

Ron attended the Indiana University School of Business where he earned a Bachelor of Science, majoring in accounting. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife Ann and their two daughters.

B. Paul Auer, Portfolio Manager
Mr. Auer joined SB Auer Funds LLC in 2008. Prior to joining the advisory firm, Mr. Auer served as CEO and President of a specialty pharmaceutical company for 20 years, where he also managed the business’ investment portfolios. He has managed personal and family investment portfolios since 1995.

Eric McKenzie, Portfolio Manager and Operations Manager
Mr. McKenzie joined SBAuer Funds, LLC in 2009. Mr. McKenzie has nearly 20 years' experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining SBAuer Funds, LLC, Mr. McKenzie served as Vice President of Distribution and Client Services for Huntington Asset Services. Mr. McKenzie began his career as an Investment Consultant with Charles Schwab and later with Bank One.



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