Retirement
Leadership
Ryan Byrne
Director of Retirement Plan Services
Ryan joined Meeder in 2020. Prior to Meeder, Ryan served as the Vice President of Retirement Plans involved with sales, key accounts, and product development at CLS Investments for 14 years. Ryan has developed new lines of distribution and implemented investment strategies on multiple retirement platforms and worked with advisors with the sales and transition of plans. Ryan earned his B.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Nebraska in Omaha and holds a FINRA Series 6 and 65 license.
Ryan Byrne
Director of Retirement Plan Services
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Ted Clark
Vice President of Advisory Consulting
Ted joined Meeder in 2006. Since then, he has been involved with investments, key accounts, product development and retirement plans as part of sales. Prior to Meeder, Ted served as Retirement Benefits Advisor with AXA and Retirement Plan Consultant with Nationwide Financial. Ted has developed new lines of distribution and implemented investment strategies across several platforms. Ted’s depth of knowledge and experience gives him one of the most valuable perspectives in our firm.
Ted Clark
Vice President of Advisory Consulting
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Operations
Deanna Sparks
Operations Manager
Deanna has been with Meeder since 1998. With over 18 years in the industry, Deanna manages the daily operations of the transfer agency staff. Deanna and her team transact operational business for the Meeder Funds as well as transitions related to our investment portfolios and retirement portfolios on multiple platforms. Deanna is also responsible for the trading of our public funds accounts. She currently holds FINRA series 6 license.
Deanna Sparks
Operations Manager
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Derek Keisel
Retirement Plan Services Senior Operations Specialist
Derek joined the transfer agency at Meeder in 2014.  Derek is responsible for the operations of direct and third-party retirement plans.  Prior to joining Meeder, Derek had prior retirement plan experience in recordkeeping at Bank One and custody at JPMorgan Chase.  He currently holds a series 6 license. 
Derek Keisel
Retirement Plan Services Senior Operations Specialist
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Investment Committee
Dale Smith, CFA
Co-Chief Investment Officer

Dale joined Meeder in 2005 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. With over 30 years in the financial industry, Dale is responsible for leading, managing, and actively participating in the firm’s investment manager research, due diligence, security selection, and monitoring activities. Dale is also a member of Meeder executive team, working to define growth and innovation strategies.

Dale Smith, CFA
Co-Chief Investment Officer
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Joe Bell, CFA, CMT
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Joe Bell joined the firm in March 2018.  With more than 14 years of investment industry experience, he is part of the team that manages and constructs equity mutual funds and proprietary and non-proprietary investment portfolios.  Mr. Bell also researches and develops the firm’s quantitative models, security selection process, and evaluates current market trends.  He currently holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation.
Joe Bell, CFA, CMT
Co-Chief Investment Officer
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Angelo Manzo, CFA, CAIA
Portfolio Manager
Angelo joined Meeder as an Equity Portfolio Manager in 2015. With 10 years of investment industry experience, he is responsible for managing portfolios on third party platforms. Using the quantitative models and an evaluation of current market trends, Angelo constructs diversified portfolios based on those views.  Additionally, Angelo is engaged in the external manager due diligence, monitoring investment manager and portfolio exposures, and proposing investment changes. He currently holds FINRA series 7, 66, 31 licenses.
Angelo Manzo, CFA, CAIA
Portfolio Manager
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Amisha Kaus
Portfolio Manager
Amisha joined the firm in 2015 as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. She brings nearly 10 years of experience to the department, and is a member of the credit committee. Amisha coordinates the day-to-day management of Total Return Bond and Balanced Funds, as well as the Meeder fixed income portfolios. She also plays an integral role in security selection, investment manager research, review and decision-making process.
Amisha Kaus
Portfolio Manager
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