Laura Haley Bley, CFA
President of Bley Investment Group, Inc.,
Laura Bley is a 28-year veteran of the securities industry. A chartered financial analyst, Laura is a member of the CFA Institute, the Dallas Society of Financial Analysts (DSFA), and the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP). She was a member of FINRA and the NYSE´s panel of arbitrators for over 20 years. Ms. Bley established Bley Investment Group, Inc. after serving as president of Capital Fund Managers, Inc., a registered investment advisor and money management firm in Fort Worth, Texas. Earlier, Ms. Bley was associated with Dean Witter Reynolds, Beverly Hills, CA. Laura holds the series #7, #63, #24, #27, #4, #53 and #79 licenses.
Ms. Bley studied economics at Marymount College, the University of London and received a bachelor´s degree in economics from Arizona State University. She received her Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1986.
Ms. Bley is a member of Texas Wall Street Women and Women Impacting Public Policy. Ms Bley is an active community volunteer. She is the founder and has been the Chairperson of the Kathy Whitworth Invitational a Junior Girl´s Golf Championship raising money for the Boy & Girls Club for the last 13 years. She has served on the executive committee and the boards of the Fort Worth Opera and the YWCA. Laura is a former member of the College Opportunity Act Committee, a state board appointment. She is currently a board member of the Texas Association of HUBs, an educational and advocacy group for Underutilized Businesses.
Jeffrey trades institutional equities for Bley Investment Group, Inc.; Jeffrey Rothenberg has been with Bley Investment Group, Inc., since 1996. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he holds a master´s degree in accounting and a bachelor´s degree in economics. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rothenberg was a portfolio manager in the arbitrage group of Bass Brothers Enterprises, as well as a vice president and trader with both Mabon Securities and Aberdeen Investment Management. Mr. Rothenberg is series #7 and series #63 licensed.
Jeffrey has over 30 years of institutional trading experience. He specializes in active hedging and market neutral arbitrage trading.
Director of Operations
Tina Lopez directs all client services and back-office operations at Bley Investment Group, Inc. Before joining the firm, Ms. Lopez worked in back office operations and as a broker´s assistant for Southwest Securities and Rauscher Pierce in Dallas. Tina has her series #11 license.
With more than 17 year of experience in the securities industry, Shannon Plowman is a vice president at Bley Investment Group, Inc. Her clients include individuals, corporations, retirement plans and trusts.
Ms. Plowman was previously employed by Prospera Financial Services in Dallas. As a former educator, she is currently a trustee of the Graham, Texas school board and an active community volunteer. She holds a bachelor´s degree in finance from Texas Tech University and is series #7 and series #63 licensed.
Milton M. Bley
As Vice President and a member of the board of directors Bley Investment Group, Inc., Milton Bley brings more than 20 years of expertise and insight to the firm´s investment evaluation process. He was formerly vice president of investments with Capital Investment Managers, Fort Worth, TX. Earlier in his career, he served as vice president of marketing and sales for several divisions of Lancaster Colony, a public company with over $1 billion in annual revenues.
Mr. Bley is series #7 and series #63 licensed. He received an undergraduate degree and a master´s degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Bley served in the Army in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal and the Bronze Star.