Andrew has nearly 30 years of investment industry experience. Prior to founding Chittenden & Company, Andrew was Managing Director at Coach House Capital Corporation, an alternative asset private equity firm. Andrew also served as Executive Director of the Association of Independent Investors Corporation, a not-for-profit investor education organization.
Andrew spent the bulk of his career at Merrill Lynch where he was First Vice President for Institutional Equity Sales based in Boston. At Merrill Lynch his clients included mutual funds, hedge funds, registered investment advisers, banks and trust companies. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1994, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Haigney Securities, Inc., a full reserve, self-clearing broker-dealer. At Haigney Securities, Andrew ran the firm’s proprietary and agency trading desks and oversaw all financial and regulatory filings. Andrew began his career as an equity trader at L.F. Rothschild Unterberg Towbin in 1986.
Andrew is the third generation of his family in the investment business. Having grown up in the investment industry, he possesses deep industry knowledge and a keen historical perspective. Andrew has published frequently on regulatory issues, market structures, and investment strategy and has been a regular contributor to several publications.
Andrew splits his time between Boston Massachusetts and Charlotte, Vermont. Andrew currently serves as a Trustee of the Mater Christi School, a Director of Charlotte Volunteer Fire and Rescue Services, Inc., and as a volunteer firefighter. Andrew previously served on the Trustees Outreach Committee of the Boston Athenaeum, the Town of Wayland Board of Water Commissioners, and has been a member of the Boston Securities Traders Association.
Sarah Scranton, CFA
Sarah has over twenty-five years of investment experience, with a specialty in fixed income. Prior to joining Chittenden & Company, Sarah was a Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager with Freedom Capital Management where she was responsible for managing institutional fixed income portfolios for public pension plans, Taft-Hartley retirement and benefit funds, foundations, endowments and corporate clients. Sarah had primary responsibility for corporate bonds, both investment grade and high yield, and also managed treasury, agency, mortgage and asset-backed securities. Prior to joining Freedom she managed a money market fund and served as a research analyst at Ivy Funds.
Sarah lives in Boston, Massachusetts and Charlotte, Vermont with her husband and two children. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan undergraduate business program (BBA), and is a member of the CFA Institute. She currently serves on the Board of the Vermont Day School and previously served on the Board of the S.W.A.N. Society (formerly The Widows’ Society in Boston), and as a Director of the Association of Independent Investors, a not-for-profit investor education organization. Sarah is a past member of the New England Bond Club and the Boston Security Analysts Society.