Our People

Robert T. Jones

CEO/Chairman

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Robert founded Artesys in 1987 and currently works as CEO, Chairman. Before starting his own firm, he served as the Executive Vice-President, Director and Advisory Committee member for Security Investment Advisors, Inc. After graduating from Maryville University with a B.A. degree in Business Management, Robert went straight to work. From 1981 to 1985, he served as an investment manager for St. Louis Union Trust Company of St. Louis (now Bank of America). Over the years, he has honed his expertise across numerous positions, including the Senior Vice-President for Pioneer Bank & Trust Co., where he was responsible for investment management of the Trust Department’s personal trust, pension and advisory accounts.

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Registrations

  • Series 66, Registered Investment Adviser

Stephen S. Davis

Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, CIMA® 

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Stephen joined our firm in 2002 and brought with him a background in research and development. He began developing his skill set while studying engineering at Harvey Mudd College where he graduated with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Before continuing his success at Artesys, he worked through the ranks at Alcatel, John Crane and EG&G Belfab. Here, Stephen worked to achieve his CIMA ®, Certified Investment Management Analyst, designation in 2010.

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Registrations

  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

Jane A. Davidson

Vice-President Customer Service

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Jane has more than 30 years of experience in the securities industry. Since starting at Artesys in 1998, we’ve put her knowledge and expertise to good use. She began her career serving as the corporate secretary for a local St. Louis investment advisory firm for more than 10 years and managing a local branch office for Huntleigh Securities Corporation. At Artesys, she ensures the highest levels of customer service for each and every client.  Jane’s Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24, are held with Moloney Securities Inc, FINRA member firm.

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Registrations

  • Series 7, Full Securities Registration
  • Series 63, State Registration
  • Series 24, General Securities Principal
  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

 

Dominic Trupiano

Director of Business Development

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Dominic joined the Artesys team in 2010. Before starting here, Dominic graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance as an Evans Scholar. He went on to gain valuable experience in his time as a financial representative for Northwestern Mutual. Dominic is a CIMA ® consultant.

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Registrations

  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

Robert T. Jones Jr.

Director of Business Development

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Robert is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University where he finished with B.S. degrees in Finance and Management. After college, he worked as a hedge fund analyst with Northern Trust in Chicago. In 2012, he joined the Artesys team.

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Registrations

  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

Spencer Seggebruch

Investment Analyst

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Spencer joined our firm in 2013. Before starting here, he worked as a Data Analyst at Wahl Clipper Corporation. Spencer graduated from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville with a B.S. degree in mathematics and a minor in business administration. Spencer is the recipient of the NAAIM 2016 Wagner Award for his winning paper discussing active management.  

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Registrations

  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

Curtis Auffenberg

Marketing Director

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Curtis is the newest member of Artesys after joining our firm in 2014. Before starting here, Curtis worked developing marketing and social media campaigns for various Veteran Associations and the St. Louis Science Center. Curtis graduated from the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing and a minor in Psychology.

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Registrations

  • Series 65, Investment Adviser

 


Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA®) is the owner of the certification marks “CIMA®,” and “Certified

Investment Management Analyst®.” Use of CIMA® or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has

successfully completed IMCA’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management consultants