by Ben Larson | Jun 4, 2020 | Target Date Fund
Brenda Moctezuma is a Trust Officer of HB&T. In addition to her role in the implementation process of new collective investment funds where HB&T serves as trustee and administrator, she is involved in compliance oversight of HBT’s retirement plan trust and custody business. She also oversees our transfer agency services team to include new account onboarding and day to day operations.
Brenda graduated from the University of Houston majoring in Business Administration.
Chris is responsible for delivering the full suite of the Hand Benefits and Trust Collective Fund Administration solutions to Asset Managers, Retirement Plan Advisors and Recordkeepers. Chris brings over 15 years’ experience working within the fund sales and distribution industry, the last 10 years in the Defined Contribution Investment Only space. Recently he built out DCIO sales at PNC, with prior roles at Emerald Advisors and Sentinel Funds.
Chris holds his Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation and FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Gregg joined HB&T in 2014 and is an integral member of the firm’s board appointed Investment Review Committee. Gregg works directly with the firm’s collective fund sub-advisors performing initial/ongoing due diligence and investment analysis. In addition, he provides valuable insight to sub-advisors regarding competitive analysis, fund pricing, and pro-forma financials.
Prior to joining HB&T, Gregg held related industry roles, most recently as an Investment Consultant and Director of Manager Research and Due Diligence for an institutional investment consulting firm.
Gregg earned Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designations in 2010 and is a member of the CFA Society of Houston. He graduated from the University of Texas with a major in Finance and minor in Management Information Systems.
David Hand is a founder of HB&T and has led its evolution and growth as an industry pioneer and innovator for more than two decades. As CEO, he continues to lead strategic initiatives and is an active champion of the benefits of collective investment trusts in retirement plans.
David frequently speaks before professional organizations on the impact of legislative and regulatory changes and is an expert voice on the topic of daily-valued Collective Trust Funds (CTFs) as the investment fund of choice for 401(k) plans, serving as a Qualified Default Investment Alternative (QDIA). He was most recently co-author of the white paper “The Best Asset Allocation Solution for Retirement Plan Participants: Model Portfolios, Managed Accounts or CIFs” with Marsha Wagner of the Wagner Law Group.
David is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is an Enrolled Actuary (EA), a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA), a member of the American Academy of Actuaries (AAA), a Registered Securities Representative, and a Registered General Securities Principal. David also served on the ASPPA Board of Directors and the Counsel for Independent 401(k) Record keepers.
Stephen Hand is President of HB&T and oversees the company’s trust accounting, investments, marketing, and administrative functions. He leads our executive team’s consulting effort with strategic partners to help them launch and optimize the effectiveness of collective investments.
In addition to his primary role, he is also Chairman of HB&T’s Investment Review Committee. Stephen is an IMCA Certified Investment Management Analysis (CIMA®), a Registered Securities Representative, and a general and FINOP Securities principal.
Stephen graduated from Texas Tech University, majoring in Finance.
Kathy Harvey serves as Senior Vice President leading Trust Operations. In this role, her responsibilities include oversight of HB&T’s trusteed and sponsored common and collective investment funds business line – implementation, accounting, administration, and transfer agency services. She also manages trust compliance and trust administration. Kathy also sits on HB&T’s board appointed Trust Committee and Asset Allocation Committee. Prior to joining HB&T, Kathy began her career in commercial banking.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance from Sam Houston State University in Texas. She is a member of Fiduciary & Investment Risk Management Association, Coalition for Collective Trust Funds, and FIS’s Trust User Group.
Ken Grant brings more than thirty years of executive leadership in strategic development of financial services to his role as EVP, Institutional Trust Sales, Benefit Plans Administrative Services (BPAS). He seeks new clients while expanding trust services for CIFs, Common Trust Funds and Limited Liability vehicle administration via Hand Benefits & Trust, Global Trust Company (GTC) and Northeast Retirement Services (NRS).
Ken was previously EVP and Chief Officer for Corporate Development of NRS, a trust product administrator. Under his leadership, the firm expanded services to retirement, nonprofit and investment businesses. Assets under administration increased from $12 billion to more than $1 trillion during the period. He has been Chief Officer for Corporate Development of GTC, a subsidiary of NRS with more than $80 billion under management, and Advisors Charitable Gift Fund. His other roles included serving as an officer of Savings Banks Employees Retirement Association and director of nonprofit Lift Up Africa. He is an Independent Director and Chair of the Board, Unified Series Trust, a mutual fund series trust.
Ken is a graduate of Syracuse University (Bachelor of Arts), Boston University (Master of Theology) and Clark University (MBA), and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Harvard University.
Greg Woods brings more than 20 years of experience in investment management and financial services to his role in managing HB&T’s 3(38) discretionary investments and models, as well as the investments and allocations within the company’s Defined Benefit and Cash Balance products. He also provides an array of fiduciary and investment services to assist financial intermediaries and plan sponsors.
As Senior Vice President, Greg is a key member of internal and national investment committees and helps oversee investments within the firm’s Collective Investment Trusts.
Prior to joining BPAS, Greg was the Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Chief Compliance Officer for Lightstone Capital Advisers, where he managed multiple retail and institutional investment products.
He graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business where he studied Finance and Economics. He is a Certified Investment Manager Analyst (CIMA®) and holds the Series 65 license.
James Goodwin is HB&T’s Chief Financial Officer. In this capacity, he oversees finance, administration and human resources. James also serves as Chief Operating Officer for Flex Corp., a BPAS company. In this role, he directs operational and client service teams for Flex Corp.
Prior to joining BPAS in October of 2004, James was the CFO for Agar Corporation an international leader in the design and fabrication of flow measurement instrumentation. A native Houstonian, James is a CPA with a Master of Science degree in Accountancy and a B.B.A. degree from the University of Houston.