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VisionQuest Wealth Management names president and CIO

VisionQuest Wealth Management has appointed Steven M Laska as its new president and chief investment officer (CIO).

Laska is a financial services professional with more than 20 years of experience in managing various businesses throughout the industry.
 
In his new role at VisionQuest, he will lead the firm’s asset management business, all of its investment strategies (both private and public), and the firm’s acquisition strategy as VisionQuest gears up to acquire nearly USD1bn in assets under management (AUM) through the M&A activity of founder-centric advisory firms.
 
Steve Peters, founder and CEO of VisionQuest, says: “Steve and I have been friends since our SEI Investment days. Steve is one of the top investment professional in our industry and he brings to our firm an amazing amount of knowledge and expertise that will truly benefit our clients and firm. We are very excited to welcome Steve to the VisionQuest Family.”
 
Prior to joining VisionQuest Wealth Management, Laska served as director of global advisor distribution for Gerstein Fisher’s mutual funds and separate accounts. In this position, Laska led the firm’s efforts to build distribution on various financial services platforms and was responsible for building the sales team and marketing strategies. Prior to joining Gerstein Fisher in June 2012, Laska served as a managing director at Steben & Co as well as SEI Investments. He was also the national sales manager at PIMCO.
 
VisionQuest Wealth Management is a Raleigh-based, boutique wealth management firm that provides family-office services and investment management to individuals and families.

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