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Executive Committee

Al Besse
Principal
Al is a founding principal of Logan Capital, and serves as Logan Capital's President. Al is a Growth portfolio manager and leads the firm's technical analysis effort. He is also a member of the Fixed Income team. Prior to joining Logan Capital, Al was a Vice President at First Fidelity Bank serving as co-manager of the Charitable Equity Fund. During his decade at the bank, he played a key role in the formation and development of First Fidelity's $2 billion Institutional Funds Management Group. In 1991 he was named as the bank's Institutional Investment Professional of the Year. Al is a graduate of Haverford College (BA) and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (MBA). Al underscores the meaning of the client-manager partnership when he says: "I worry about our clients' money all the time--much more than I worry about my own. That's because I believe if we take care of our clients, they will--in turn-- take care of us."


Mary T. Evans
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
Mary has over 20 years of investment industry experience in operations and compliance. Throughout her career, she has taken a compliance-centric approach to operations and has built efficient operational infrastructures for asset managers, seeking to protect both client interests and firm interests through adherence with industry regulations. Before joining Logan, she was Director of Portfolio Administration for Philadelphia International Advisors (and their predecessor group within the Glenmede Trust Company) and served in a similar capacity at LTCB-MAS Investment Management, a joint venture between LTCB and Miller Anderson, & Sherrerd. She is an active member of the Philadelphia Compliance Roundtable and is currently enrolled in the Certified Securities Compliance Professional® (CSCP®) certification program, sponsored by The National Society of Compliance Professionals. Mary is a graduate of Wheaton College (BA). Mary's motivaing principle: "Diligence is the greatest teacher."--Arabian Proverb


Stephen S. Lee
Principal

Stephen is a founding principal of Logan Capital, Treasurer and Growth portfolio manager. He is also a member of the Fixed Income team. A graduate of Lehigh University with a BS in accounting, Stephen holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses. Before founding Logan Capital with his partners in 1993, Stephen was previously employed at Mercer Capital Management and Merrill Lynch. His involvement in the community includes serving on several Investment Committees and Foundation Boards. He is also a trustee of The Gladwyne Montessori School.



Dana H. Stewardson
Principal

Dana is a founding principal of Logan Capital, Secretary and Growth portfolio manager. He is also a member of the Fixed Income team. Prior to co-founding Logan Capital, he was a portfolio manager with Mercer Capital Management, Edward C. Rorer & Co. and Kidder, Peabody & Co. He serves on the board of The Harriton Association, Bryn Mawr, the Advisory Board of The Wyck Association, Philadelphia, is a former Parent Director of Trinity College and a past Chair of the Parents Council of The University of Pennsylvania. Dana is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University (BA) and is a member of The Financial Analysts of Philadelphia.



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