Fisher (former Vice Chair of Mercantile's Investment & Wealth Management Division) and Glenn E. Ross, Archstone wields solutions -- not products -- for nonprofit and private investors who must work more diligently today in a deepening climate of funding challenges and muted returns to enhance performance, manage costs, control risk.
and Ross have responded to this groundswell in the middle market space of institutional and private investors -- defined as under $500 million -- with a fresh business model that combines the significant resources of their strategic alliances with industry leaders Summit Strategies Group and the Independent Consultants Cooperative
Veterans of more than 30 years in investments and consulting, Fisher
and Ross have formulated their conflict-free investment consulting services in Archstone
as the centerpiece of sound investment programs, providing a level of expertise and attention typically unavailable to this market segment, to assist with developing clearly defined investment policy and asset allocation, and manager search and evaluation.
...Alex Fisher is former Investment & Wealth Management Division Vice Chair of Mercantile Bankshares in Baltimore, where he previously headed Private Banking and Private Wealth Management.
explains the need:
and Glenn E. Ross
.G.FisherAlex Fisher is the former Vice Chairman of Mercantile Bankshares' $45 billion Investment & Wealth Management Division in Baltimore, Maryland.He is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Archstone with over 33 years of experience in the investment field.Alex's career began as an investment research analyst with Kidder, Peabody & Company in New York, after which he joined Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Company as a portfolio manager.He advanced at Mercantile to become head of Personal Trust & Investments, then moved to Chapin, Davis & Company, where he was CEO and worked as an investment banker.
launched Calvert Investment Counsel in Baltimore, where he
was a partner and director of marketing for seven years.Returning to Mercantile in 1995, he headed Private Banking and subsequently was made head of Private Wealth Management.He became Vice Chairman of the Investment & Wealth Management Division in 2004.
board positions, he
has experience with real estate investments and private company restructurings.
Alex's community activities include serving on the boards of the Maryland Historical Society
and, previously, the boards of the Maryland 4H Foundation
and Valleys Planning Council
.Alex is an honors graduate of the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and is a decorated Vietnam veteran.