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Client Services

  • Richard Potocki, Managing Director

    • Joined Van Eck in 2012
    • Serves as Managing Director, Head of U.S. Distribution for Van Eck's advisory and institutional channels across all product lines
    • Prior to joining Van Eck, served as Director, National Sales Manager and Head of National Accounts at Russell ETF. Also served on Russell's ETF Operating Committee and Distribution Leadership Team
    • Previously, at J. & W. Seligman, Managing Director and Partner, National Sales Manager, Head of National Accounts, Head of Marketing and Member of Board of Directors: Global Horizon and Spectrum Funds. Was responsible for expansion of Seligman brand overseas, led offshore and marketing efforts and opened offices in London, Buenos Aires and Hong Kong
    • BA, Duke University

    Contact Information
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: rpotocki@vaneck.com 

     

  • Sean Cronin, Regional Vice President - New England

    Territory: New England

    Contact Information
    Cell: 508.380.7764
    Email: scronin@vaneck.com 

    New England Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Desk
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: info@vaneck.com

  • Brad Noll, Regional Vice President - New York

    • Joined Van Eck in 2007
    • Currently manages the New York State territory including New York City and Long Island
    • Previously Regional Vice President and Business Development Specialist for the Midwest territory at Van Eck
    • Since joining Van Eck, has specialized in Van Eck mutual funds that invest in hard assets, gold mining, emerging markets and alternative investments as well as Van Eck's Market Vectors® exchange-traded funds 
    • Earlier career experience includes four years as Financial Planning Consultant at Fidelity Investments and two years as a Regional Wholesaler at Fidelity Advisor Funds
    • BS, Business Administration, concentrating in finance, Susquehanna University
    Territory: New York

    Contact Information
    Cell: 646.737.3950
    Email: bnoll@vaneck.com 

    New York Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Seth Gabrielson

    Phone: 212.293.2179
    Email: sgabrielson@vaneck.com
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  • Tom Foley, Regional Vice President - Mid-Atlantic

    Territory: Mid-Atlantic

    Contact Information
    Cell: 917.882.5075
    Email: tfoley@vaneck.com 

    Mid-Atlantic Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Michael Hofbauer

    Phone: 212.293.2178
    Email: mhofbauer@vaneck.com
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  • Pete Dunn, Regional Vice President - Northwest

    Territory: Northwest

    Contact Information
    Cell: 415.420.3766
    Email: pdunn@vaneck.com 

    Northwest Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Kelly Hughes

    Phone: 813.964.3613
    Email: khughes@vaneck.com
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  • Jake Zeitler, Regional Vice President - Florida/Georgia

    • Joined Van Eck in 2013
    • Currently manages the regional territory covering Florida and Georgia
    • Previously Regional Sales Representative covering the New England territory at Van Eck
    • Since joining Van Eck, has specialized in Van Eck mutual funds that invest in hard assets, gold mining, emerging markets and alternative investments as well as Van Eck's Market Vectors® exchange-traded funds
    • Earlier career experience includes six years as an Advisor Consultant at Franklin Templeton Investments
    • BS, Business Administration, concentrating in marketing, University of South Florida
    Territory: Florida/Georgia

    Contact Information
    Cell: 813.493.8685
    Email: jzeitler@vaneck.com 

    Florida Territory Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Desk:
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: info@vaneck.com
     

     

  • Jessica Ford, Regional Vice President - South Central

    • Joined Van Eck in 2013
    • Currently manages the South Central regional territory covering Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Missouri
    • Previously Regional Sales Representative covering Florida/Georgia and North Central territories for Van Eck
    • Since joining Van Eck, has specialized in Van Eck mutual funds that invest in hard assets, gold mining, emerging markets and alternative investments as well as Van Eck's Market Vectors® exchange-traded funds
    • Earlier career experience includes five years as a mutual fund internal wholesaler at Franklin Templeton Investments
    • BS, Finance, University of South Florida
    Territory: South Central

    Contact Information
    Cell: 214.304.0496
    Email: jford@vaneck.com 

    South Central Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Mike Calder

    Phone: 813.964.3616
    Email: mcalder@vaneck.com
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  • Sam Onan, CIMA®, Regional Vice President - North Central

    • Joined Van Eck in 2014
    • Manages the North Central territory covering Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Indiana
    • Earlier career experience includes Vice President, Client Advisor at J. P. Morgan and Regional Vice President at Rydex Investments
    • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) Member
    • BA, Financial Management, University of St. Thomas
    Territory: North Central

    Contact Information
    Cell: 952.913.1397
    Email: sonan@vaneck.com 

    North Central Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Desk:
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: info@vaneck.com
     

     

  • Stuart Jung, CFP®, CIMA®, Regional Vice President - Southwest

    • Joined Van Eck in 2014
    • Manages the Southwest territory covering southern parts of California and Nevada, and all of Arizona and New Mexico
    • Earlier career experience includes Vice President and Wealth Management Specialist at Merrill Lynch and various roles at Columbia Management, MFS Investment Management, and Sumitomo Bank of California
    • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) Member
    • BS, Business Administration, University of Nebraska
    Territory: Southwest

    Contact Information
    Cell: 626.836.9225
    Email: sjung@vaneck.com 

    Southwest Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Seth Gabrielson

    Phone: 212.293.2179
    Email: sgabrielson@vaneck.com
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  • TBD, Southeast

    Territory: Southeast

    Contact Information
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: info@vaneck.com 

    Southeast Client Services Map 

    Internal Regional Sales Representative:
    Mike Calder

    Phone: 813.964.3616
    Email: mcalder@vaneck.com
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  • Matthew Bartlett, Manager, Internal Sales

    • Joined Van Eck in 2013
    • Manages Van Eck's internal sales desk and the firm's Tampa, FL office
    • Earlier career experience includes Outbound Sales Supervisor, Northeast Division, Franklin Templeton as well as various other sales positions over the course of eight years at Franklin Templeton
    • BS, Technology Management, Saint Petersburg College

    Contact Information
    Phone: 727.412.1041
    Email: mbartlett@vaneck.com