Ronald E. Heakins, born in 1952, attended Penn State University and has
been in the investment services business since 1981.
He is our President and Portfolio Manager. Ron was previously employed with UBS PaineWebber as a
Securities Broker, Account Vice President, and Branch Manager. He is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Auditor, a Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional, and serves as an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers. He has completed the "Wharton Private Wealth Management Professional Track Program" offered through The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and been authorized as an instructor by the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy to teach CPE credit course relevant to compliance issues in the securities industry to registered Pennsylvania CPAs. In 2013 he was also voted a "Five Star Wealth Manager" by Five Star Professional for the third year in a row.
Jason D. Heakins, born in 1987, studied at the University of Pittsburgh and majored in Philosophy. Jason has worked as data analyst for OakTree sporadically since 2003. During that time he acquired experience on over 100 securities arbitration and litigation cases. In April of 2012 he passed his Series 65 Investment Advisory Law Exam and began working as an Investment Counselor in addition to continuing data analysis for arbitration cases. He also writes and manages OakTree Investment Advisors Covered Call Focus Blog where the investment strategy of Covered Call Writing is discussed alongside stock recommendations and business cycle analysis and education.
Robert C. Mason, born in 1977, earned a BA in International Studies & Political Science from the Virginia Military Institute and a MBA with concentrations in finance and strategy from Carnegie Mellon University. He entered the investment industry in 2003 through real estate before becoming a licensed investment advisor in 2005. Robert joined OakTree Investment Advisors in 2009, working predominantly as a portfolio manager for the advisory business and an analyst for securities litigation consulting cases. In 2013 after some time away from the company and a relocation to his native Texas, Robert reunited with OakTree Investment Advisors to launch Portfolio Masters. He has extensive experience in private equity, venture capital, and intelligence and maintains a Texas real estate license in addition to his Investment Advisor status.
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