Frederick W. Weiss III | Managing Member
Frederick W. Weiss III – Managing Member and Co-Founder (2010). In addition to his management responsibilities at MPC, Fred oversees the investment team and is primarily responsible for the development and delivery of investment services and solutions to MPC’s clients. Fred began his career in investment consulting at Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. working in the Investment Consulting Division, and then continued at SEI Funds Evaluation, Inc. (after Merrill Lynch sold the consulting division to SEI in 1985). Fred joined Prudential-Bache Securities in 1986 and became the Director of the Investment Consulting & Research Unit of the Client Advisory Service Group at Prudential Securities Inc., overseeing the firm’s worldwide investment consulting practice. Fred joined Madison Portfolio Consultants, Inc. in 1995 where he served as an officer of the firm primarily working with the firm’s institutional investment clients in all aspects of their investment programs. In 2011, in conjunction with the merger of Madison and Clearbrook Investment Consultants, Fred co-founded Clearbrook Investment Solutions to provide Outsourced Chief Investment Officer Services as well as traditional investment consulting services to institutional clients. Fred served as the head of Clearbrook’s Investment Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. In December 2013, Fred withdrew from Clearbrook, transitioning his investment consulting business to MPC Capital Advisors, LLC (expected closing date of March 2013).
Fred served on the Board of Directors of the Investment Management Consultants Association from 1995 to 2004. In working with IMCA Fred has served as Vice President (1997-1998), Chairman of its Performance Standards Implementation Committee (1991-1999), Chairman of the Certification Committee (1997 – 2003), co-chair of the Hedge Fund Task Force (2002-2005) and a board member of the IMCA Certification Commission (2009 – present; Chairman 2010-2012) . Fred serves on the Board of Directors of the IMCA NY Chapter (2011 to present). Since 2001 Fred has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Unitas Investment Fund, Inc. of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY. Fred was awarded The Pioneer Award by the Money Management Institute in April 2001 in recognition of his leadership in the investment service industry. He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefits. Fred received his BS and MBA in Finance from St. John’s University, graduating with honors.
David J. Deluccia | Managing Member
David J. Deluccia – Managing Member and Co-Founder (2010). In addition to his management responsibilities at MPC, Dave oversees the investment team and is primarily responsible for the development and delivery of investment services and solutions to MPC’s clients. In this capacity, he assists clients in matters relating to investment policies and guidelines, asset allocation, manager selection and structuring, evaluating performance results, monitoring portfolio for compliance to guidelines and implementing risk control procedures.
Dave offers MPC’s clients a great deal of experience in the development of investment strategies as well as investment vehicles. In addition to working with his institutional consulting clientele he has also worked in the area of Public Finance assisting major healthcare systems in structuring bond proceed portfolios as well assisting with the investment indenture structure addressing compliant and applicable securities.
Dave has extensive consulting experience in working with Endowments and Foundations. He has consulted to various universities and colleges working closely with their respective Investment Committees and Boards to develop and implement various portfolio strategies.
Dave began his career Shearson Lehman Brothers in 1984 working with institutions in structuring their fixed income and equity portfolios, and then continued at Smith Barney in the same capacity working with various major cities and healthcare systems. Dave continued his career by joining Kidder Peabody where in addition to working on structuring fixed income portfolios he worked on numerous Public Finance refundings, structuring the escrowed portfolios. Dave joined Prudential-Bache Securities in 1991 and received his Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation through Wharton Business School as he continued his consulting career. Dave is also the owner of Modern Portfolio Consultants, LLC
Dave received his B.A. from Villanova University in Pennsylvania in 1979. He frequently speaks at investment and consulting related seminars and conferences.
Daniel Lehrer | CFA, CFP®, Managing Director
Dan is a Managing Director for MPC Capital Advisors, LLC and oversees portfolio investment analysis for both client reporting and manager research. Dan is also a member of the firm’s investment team and provides consulting services to the firm’s clients. Prior to joining MPC in Feb 2014, following the spinoff of Clearbrook Investment Solutions traditional consulting business, Dan was a Director and headed the firm’s client reporting.
From 1990 to 2011, Dan worked as a Vice President of Madison Portfolio Consultants, Inc., a firm he co-founded, delivering consulting services to clients as well as heading client reporting, investment analysis and product development. Prior to Madison he directed the production and analysis of performance measurement reports for the Asset Consulting Group (1989 -1990) and Prudential Bache-Securities (1986 -1989). He also worked at Merrill Lynch (1975 – 1986) as manager of performance measurement services where he was responsible for the accurate and timely data collection for over 3,000 accounts. Dan is a CFA Charter holder and member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts (NYSSA). Dan is also a Certified Financial Planner Licensee (CFP®). Dan received his BA from Brooklyn College and MBA from Pace University.
Joe Valdez | Research Analyst
Joe is a Research Analyst for MPC Capital Advisors, LLC working in manager research and portfolio analysis and provides consulting services to the firm’s clients. Prior to joining MPC in Feb 2014, Joe was a Senior Analyst at Clearbrook. Prior to joining Clearbrook in 2011, Joe worked as a senior performance analyst at Madison Portfolio Consultants, Inc.(2003-2011) and was responsible for client reporting, manager research, and database management. He had also worked at UBS as a Financial Advisor and at Morgan Stanley where he developed financial plans for clients, wrote proposals, and actively managed client assets. Joe received his BBA in Finance from Baruch College and is a Level I candidate in the CFA program.
Judy McLean | Senior Analyst
Judy is a Senior Analyst for MPC Capital Advisors, LLC providing portfolio investment analysis for both client reporting and manager research as well as providing support to the firm’s clients. Prior to joining MPC in Feb 2014, Judy worked as a Senior Analyst at Clearbrook Investment Solutions (2011 -2014) as well as Madison Portfolio Consultants, Inc., (2000-2011). Prior to Madison, Judy worked at Prudential Financial (1983–2000) as a supervisor of performance measurement services where she oversaw the delivery of client performance evaluation reports, discrepancy research and managing a team of performance measurement analysts. Judy holds a degree in Business Administration from Iona College.
Cara Campenni | Performance Analyst
Cara is a Performance Analyst for MPC Capital Advisors, LLC providing portfolio investment analysis for both client reporting and manager research as well as providing support to the firm’s clients. Prior to joining MPC in Feb 2014, Cara worked as a Performance Analyst at Clearbrook Investment Solutions (2011 -2014) as well as Madison Portfolio Consultants, Inc., (2007-2011). Cara attended Simmons College in Boston, where she majored in Philosophy and History.
Colette M. LeBrun | Director, Senior Consultant
Colette M. LeBrun – Director, Senior Consultant (2016). As a senior consultant and member of MPC’s investment committee, Colette provides the firm’s clients with a broad range of investment knowledge and expertise. Her 30+ year investment career includes roles as a Senior Consultant/Partner of Evaluation Associates (1987-2005) and the Investment Officer of a third/fourth generation family office (2005-2014).
Colette has extensive investment consulting experience advising endowments, foundations, religious organizations, defined benefit & defined contribution plans, hospitals and high net worth/family offices. At the family office, Colette created the dedicated in-house investment office, established the necessary infrastructure for current and future generations through governance efforts and systems. She broadened & enhanced investments for the family’s taxable portfolios across all asset classes (both public and private). She also played an integral role in the operating company’s retirement plans (defined benefit & defined contribution), family foundation and insurance portfolio.
Colette provides MPC’s clients with advice, solutions and recommendations on all aspects of their investment programs including initial and ongoing portfolio design & structure, asset allocation, risk management, manager research & due diligence and socially responsible mandates.
Colette serves on the investment committees for The Congregation of the Mission – the Vincentians, the Daughters of Charity and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, CT as well as the finance committee of her local parish.
Colette received her BA in Mathematics from Stonehill College and her MBA from Sacred Heart University, graduating with high honors and is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society for Business.