THE GENESIS MARKETING TEAM

AN EXTENSION OF YOUR PROFESSIONAL TEAM

Boutique and emerging managers benefit from a distribution and marketing team powered by professionals with solid expertise, abilities and deep and long-standing relationships in the institutional investment community.

THE GENESIS MARKETING TEAM

The Genesis Marketing team focuses on what is important: new business development for our clients. Our team is focused on the identification of new prospects and providing excellent client service.
 
                     

Ronald S. Oldenkamp

Founder and President

Ron is recognized for in-depth experience and success in developing and executing innovative approaches and strategies for the marketing and selling of investment products and services.  

Professional Experience

Genesis Marketing Group, President
  • Founded Genesis in 1993
  • Has gathered $12+ billion in assets for investment managers
  • Passed the series 3, 30, 50 and 65 exams
Regent Advisory Corporation, Co-founder
  • Co-founded Regent in 1987
  • Consulting and management services firm specializing in new product development
  • Attracted $2+ billion AUM in 3 years with new index equity product for a major life insurance carrier
Metropolitan Life, Regional Director and Head of Mid-west Pension Operations
  • National sales leader award 10 consecutive years
  • Developed more new products than all other associates 1975-1987

Affiliations

  • He is an active member of The Third Party Marketers Association and is currently Trustee and Treasurer of Christ Church of Oak Brook (Ill.)

Education

  • B.S., Economics, Michigan State University
 
 

Stephanie Oldenkamp, CFA

Director of Manager Research & Marketing

Professional Experience

Genesis Marketing Group, Sales & Marketing Associate
  • Joined Genesis in 2013
  • Conducts manager research and due diligence
  • Specializes in positioning and maintaining relationships with existing client managers
  • Establishes new prospects for our managers and assists in new business development
  • Passed the series 3, 50, and 65 exams
The Kenrich Group LLC, Senior Consultant
  • Consulted with legal counsel and companies to calculate economic damages for litigations, arbitrations or other disputes related to spent nuclear fuel and construction
Johnson & Johnson, Finance Co-Op
  • Global Marketing Group Business Partner

Affiliations

  • Stephanie volunteers as a Manager Research Analyst for Christ Church of Oak Brook’s Endowment Fund
  • Member of the CFA Society Chicago and CFA Institute

Education

  • CFA® Charterholder
  • B.S., Finance with High Honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign –College of Business
  • Edmund James Scholar
 
 

 

Melissa Wis

Senior Marketing & Administrative Associate

Melissa joined Genesis Marketing Group in 1993. She began her career managing the administrative and accounting responsibilities for the firm. Although she continues her administrative and accounting support, Melissa is now responsible for maintaining and updating consultant and investor databases for our clients. Additionally, she assists in the manager search process, completing investment manager request for proposals and questionnaires. Melissa has 20 years of investment management marketing experience.

Education

  • B.A., Speech Communications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
 
 

Jessica Poppert

Marketing & Administrative Associate

Jessica joined Genesis Marketing Group in 2007 and serves as the Office Manager. She services existing institutional client relationships and supports the firm’s marketing and sales initiatives. She is also responsible for distributing marketing materials and following up with perspective clients.

Education

  • B.A., Business Communications, Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI
 
   

Audrey Hanna

Marketing & Administrative Associate

Audrey joined Genesis Marketing Group as Executive Assistant in 2016. She assists with existing institutional client relationships and supports the firm’s marketing and sales initiatives. Previously, she lived in New Zealand for nearly 12 years and has a background in support roles at a senior-executive level, including Project Delivery Manager at Howard & Co Ventures Ltd and Executive Assistant to the GM of Investment Management at ANZ Investments.

Education

  • B.A., Political Science, Purdue University