Uhlmann Price Securities’ management has over 100 years of combined experience in asset management, portfolio consulting, equities and fixed-income products, alternative investments, trading, and financial firm management
Founder | (Retired)
Mr. Uhlmann is the founding partner of Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC, a FINRA registered Broker-Dealer and Uhlmann Investment Management a registered investment advisory firm. A graduate of Washington and Lee University, he has nearly six decades of financial industry experience. Mr. Uhlmann has held numerous industry positions including Chairman of the Chicago Board of Trade, Vice Chairman of the National Futures Association, Chairman of the Futures Industry Association, board member of the Futures Industry Institute, and founding board member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. In 2005, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the futures and options community, he was selected as an inaugural member of the Futures Industry Hall of Fame.
Co-Chairman of Price Holdings, Inc. (Retired)
Mr. Price is the Co-Chairman of Price Holdings, Inc. an employee owned diversified financial services firm. In 1988, Tom established The Price Futures Group, a commodity introducing brokerage firm, and Price Asset Management, a commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor. He has been involved in the securities and cash and futures commodities markets for over 40 years as a trader and broker. Tom is a graduate of the University of Texas and a licensed FINRA and NFA principal.
Jim is the president of Uhlmann Price Securities, a FINRA registered Broker-Dealer. He joined the firm in 2001. He also serves as the president of Uhlmann Investment Management, LLC a registered investment advisory firm and Price Holdings, LLC the parent company of each. Additionally he is a member of the Price Holdings Board of Directors. Jim has been in the securities and futures industry since 1970, first as a securities broker and branch manager with Merrill Lynch and then as an independent floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. He is an arbitrator with FINRA and has served as an arbitrator with the NASD, NFA and Chicago Board of Trade and has been retained as an industry authority and expert witness in arbitrations before FINRA. He holds Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 53 and 66 licenses with FINRA. He graduated from Cornell University in 1965 with a degree in civil engineering.
Mr. Konn was born in 1959. He has a BA in Psychology from Hamline University, St. Paul MN and a MBA in Finance and Accounting from UCLA. He is the senior Portfolio Manager of Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC and Uhlmann Investment Management. In 2006 Alan spearheaded the use of the Rogers International Commodity Index® methodology for use in various investment vehicles by the firm’s then affiliated Price Asset Management LLC (“PAM”).
Alan has spent his entire business career in the financial services industry. He joined Uhlmann Price Securities in early 2003 after spending 17 years as an investment executive with William Blair & Co. where he worked as a portfolio manager helping individuals manage and allocate their financial assets. Prior to that he worked in the corporate finance department at the First National Bank of Chicago for 2 years. Alan holds his Series 3, 7, 24,31,63 and 65 licenses and is an NFA principal.
Chief Financial Officer
Maura Clark, a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, began her career providing tax and accounting services at the firm of Laventhol and Horwath. Upon leaving public accounting, she functioned as an independent consultant offering accounting and tax services to small and midsized businesses and their owners.
In the spring of 2012, Maura joined Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC as the Chief Financial Officer.
Chief Operating Officer
Cindy Kelly joined Uhlmann Price Securities in 2004 as a registered sales associate. She was appointed to her current role as Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Cindy began her career in the securities industry in 1996, working on the Chicago Board Options Exchange with SG Cowen Securities and National Financial Services. She holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses with FINRA.
Senior Director | Institutional Sales
Jerry McEntee joined Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC in 2004 as an institutional salesman to help build the UP Institutional Services Group. Prior to joining Uhlmann Price, Jerry had spent six years working in sales for technology start ups. His last position was as Regional Sales Director with Xpherix Corporation, a wireless software startup based in Palo Alto servicing the telecom space. Prior to that, Jerry spent seven years as the Regional Director for the Mid-West for Healthcare Services Group, a publically traded company servicing the long term care industry.
Jerry graduated from Kenyon College in Ohio and lives with his wife and their two children in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. His hobbies include running marathons and going to baseball games at Wrigley Field.
Chief Compliance Officer
Denise Poling joined Uhlmann Price Securities in 2007 as a Senior Registered Sales Assistant working directly for Alan Konn. Involved in the securities and futures industry for over 20 years, Denise has experience with client, marketing and sales support as well as compliance and industry regulations.
Prior to joining Uhlmann Price, Denise was Compliance Supervisor and Office Manager at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. following several years as Office Supervisor for Morgan Stanley. In both positions she was responsible for regulatory and compliance issues, back office procedures, broker support and day to day office management.
Earlier in her career Denise served as Compliance Manager for Sjo, Inc., a Chicago-based CTA where her responsibilities included fund audits, updating and filing disclosure documents and risk management.
Denise holds Series 7, 9, 10, 23 and 66 with FINRA.
Director | Institutional Sales
Ruth Mignerey joined the Uhlmann Price Institutional Service Group in 2007. Ruth has 12 years experience marketing non-traditional asset classes. Prior to joining the Uhlmann Price Institutional Sales Group, she was an Alternative Investment Specialist for Everest Asset Management (“EAM”), responsible for sales and marketing of Alternative Investments for the East Coast Region of the United States. Prior to joining EAM, Ms. Mignerey held the position of Associate Vice President of Alternative Investments at Wachovia Securities. The firm was, if not the leader, among the leaders in assets under management throughout the industry.
Ruth earned a BS in Environmental Science from SUNY at Syracuse University. Ruth resides in Charlotte, NC.
Anna Oglodzinska joined Uhlmann Price Securities in 2017 as a Client Services Representative, primarily for the Chicago branch. Prior to joining the firm, Anna was in charge of new advisor onboarding at a local wealth management firm. Her previous work experience also includes day-to-day client support and client event planning. Anna attended the University of Missouri where she majored in Personal Financial Management Services.
Anna’s hobbies include skiing and traveling.
Deb joined Uhlmann Price Securities in 2013 as a Client Services Representative. Deb has been involved in the securities industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience in customer service and operations. Her career started at Louis Dreyfus Corporation where she stayed for 18 years serving in back office operations. Deb went on to serve as Trust Operations Administrator with Palos Bank and Trust, and Operations Associate with Advanced Equities Inc.
Deb holds a Series 99 with FINRA.
Joe Crumley has been with Uhlmann Price Securities as a financial advisor since 2006. He is a graduate of Wharton Business School and brings 27 years of expertise to Uhlmann Price. Joe previously worked as a financial advisor at Lehman Brothers, William Blair and AG Edwards before joining our firm. Joe is a very happy and outgoing individual and enjoys spending time with his dog.
Larry has been in the Investment Advisory business since 1987 serving high net worth individuals, institutions (corporations) and municipalities. He has successfully assisted high net worth clients develop financial plans and asset allocation strategies to meet their financial goals; companies raise capital and maximize benefit & retirement plans for both owners and employees.
Working with public pension plans Larry assisted in crafting IPS and Asset Allocation strategies consistent with state statutes and client’s goals and objectives. As a member of the Illinois Public Pension Fund Association he attained the designation of Certified Pension Fund Trustee.
Larry has served as a member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs committee, a Commissioner of the Illinois Medical District Commission and was a candidate for City of Chicago Alderman in 2007. He resides in Chicago’s West Loop with his wife, Connie, and his son Riley where he has been an active member of the community.
Larry holds a Finance Degree from Arizona State University and Securities licenses including the Series 7, 63 & 65 as well as his State of Illinois Insurance licenses for Life, Health & Disability. He also has several other outside business interests, including an interest in a successful specialty finance company focused on energy efficiency & renewable energy where he was an early stage investor and helped to launch the company.
Marie Costa McJilton was one of the founding members of Uhlmann Investments, LLC in 1997, now Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC, where she is currently a principal of the firm. Marie served in the past as the Compliance and AML Director of the company as well as the Deerfield Branch Office Manager. Presently, she is a Senior Vice President with The Price Futures Group. Marie holds Series 3, 7, 24 and 63 licenses. Marie graduated in 1980 from Southern Illinois University.
George H. Rohrs is a Senior Investment Executive at Uhlmann Price Securities. He has been in the financial industry for over 30 years and holds Series 3, 4, 7, 24 and 63 licenses. Mr. Rohrs is a graduate of Manhattan College and served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army National Guard. Prior to joining Uhlmann Price Securities, he was the Vice President for the 11th largest Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), where he was responsible for developing futures clearing business among U.S. brokerage firms and also for the Asia/Pacific region.
Patrick joined Uhlmann Price Securities, LLC in May of 2019 as Vice President.
Prior to joining us, Pat spent 10 years as a Financial Advisor with William Blair. Prior to that he was an Advisor at Smith Barney where he was a member of their President’s Council. In 2005 he earned his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and in 2007 achieved his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation. He is one of only 121 members of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts (AAPTA). He is a graduate of Milliken University and lives in Chicago.
Michael Dillon joined Uhlmann Price Securities in December 2011 and now serves as a Senior Vice President and the Branch Manager of our Skokie office. Michael has been in the industry for 25 years and previously worked as a Financial Advisor for Wells Fargo and AG Edwards prior to joining our firm. Mr. Dillon holds Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 licenses as well as Life, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Licenses.
Michael is and avid golfer and sports fan. He and his wife have 7 children and reside in Glenview, Illinois.
Terry Finkel has been in the financial industry for 27 years and joined Uhlmann Price Securities in November of 2012 as a Senior Vice President. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and holds Series 7 License as well as Life, Accident and Health Insurance licenses.
Rob Bearman joined Uhlmann Price in November 2014 as a financial advisor specializing in option strategies, fixed income, and balanced portfolio construction. He has served clients in many types of market environments for 37 years. His previous associations include 19 years with Goldman Sachs where he led sales groups that worked with the firms institutional clients. He holds series 3,5,7,8, and 63 licenses.
Kelley Armour joined Uhlmann Price Securities in 2007 as a Senior Financial Consultant and has over 32 years in the industry. Prior to joining Uhlmann Price Securities, Kelley worked with William Blair and Company as well as the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. Kelley is a graduate of Menlo College and he holds Series 7, 65, 63, and 31 licenses.
Michael Herrmann joined Uhlmann Price Securities in July 2020 as Senior Vice President, Investments.
Mike started his career at AG Edwards in 1991 and through mergers has spent the last 12 years at Wells Fargo. To enhance his professionalism and service to his clients, he obtained designations as an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS); Chartered Retirement Specialist (CRPS) and Qualified Plan Financial Consultant (QPFC). His expertise and focus is on 401k plans.
Mike and his wife, Laurie, live with their family in Glenview. Mike has done several Ironman’s in Utah, Wisconsin, Arizona amongst others. In his spare time, he enjoys biking and swimming.