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Team Members

CHRISTOPHER WHITE, Managing Director
Mr. White has been in the investment business since 1986. From 1990 until joining Cedar Partners in 2005, Mr. White was a principal and co-founder of Alpine Partners, Inc., a third party marketing firm based in Colorado. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Vice President of Sales for Vogelzang and Associates, a third party marketing firm based in Colorado. From 1986 to 1988, he was an Account Executive with The Travelers Insurance Company and marketed Travelers investment management services and their money management companies to consultants and plan sponsors. Upon graduation from college in 1982 until 1986, Mr. White was a Captain in the United States Air Force. He holds a BS in Business Administration from The Citadel and an MS in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. Mr. White is licensed in North Carolina, Ohio and Texas as an investment adviser representative of Cedar Partners (Series 63).

ERICK EGENDER, Vice President
Mr. Egender has been in the investment business since 2000. From 2006 until joining Cedar Partners in 2008, Mr. Egender was a sales director with Great-West Retirement Services. He sold investment services to jumbo and mid market Defined Contribution / Defined Benefit plan sponsors. He also served in the same capacity with MetLife from 1999 to 2006. Mr. Egender started his career in 1999 as a stock broker for JW Genesis. He later moved to MetLife to develop a new investment annuity and distribution model. Mr. Egender holds a BS Degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Mr. Egender is licensed in Ohio and Texas as an investment adviser representative of Cedar Partners (Series 63). Mr. Egender is recognized as an accredited pension advisor by the National Institute of Pension Advisors.

BRIAN KNEUER, Director
Mr. Kneuer has been in the investment business since 2004. From 2004 until joining Cedar Partners in 2006, Mr. Kneuer was a member of the Wells Fargo Investments Team. From 2001 to 2002, he served as a Portfolio Analyst for Lipper and Gruden, and from 2003 to 2004, he was an Insurance Specialist for State Farm Insurance. Mr. Kneuer holds a BSBA in International Business and a Minor in Real Estate from the University of Denver. Mr. Kneuer is licensed in Ohio as an investment adviser representative of Cedar Partners (Series 65).

CHRISTY PING, Chief Compliance Officer/Director
Ms. Ping has been in the investment business since 2000. From 2000 until joining Cedar Partners in 2005, she was a member of the Information Management Team at Oak Associates, ltd. Ms. Ping holds a BA in Accounting from Kent State University. Ms. Ping is licensed in Ohio as an investment adviser representative of Cedar Partners (Series 66).