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  • Adam Phillips, Chief Operating Officer, VanEck Vectors ETFs

    • Joined VanEck in 2006
    • Chief Operating Officer for VanEck Vectors ETFs
    • Previously Director of Strategic Business and Capital Markets Relationships for all VanEck Vectors ETFs
    • Earlier career experience includes Founder and Managing Member of LB Trading, LLC, a proprietary ETF trading firm on the American Stock Exchange; and Junior General Partner and Management Committee Member at Orbit II Partners, L.P., a proprietary trading firm specializing in equity options, index options and ETF market making
    • Member of American Stock Exchange; Amex Floor Official
    • BA, Economics and American Civilization, Lafayette College

    Contact Information
    Phone: 212.293.2096
    Email: aphillips@vaneck.com

     

     

  • Richard Potocki, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Distribution

    • Joined VanEck in 2012
    • Managing Director and Head of U.S. Distribution for VanEck's mutual funds, VIP (variable insurance products) funds, ETFs, and alternative investment strategies within the advisory and institutional channels
    • Oversees Financial Advisor, RIA, ETF, Institutional, and National Account Client Services teams
    • Prior to joining VanEck, served as Director, National Sales Manager, and Head of National Accounts at Russell ETFs; served on Russell's ETF Operating Committee and Distribution Leadership Team
    • Previously Managing Director and Partner at J. & W. Seligman; also served as National Sales Manager, Head of National Accounts, Head of Marketing, and Member of Board of Directors: Global Horizon and Spectrum Funds; responsible for expansion of Seligman brand overseas, led offshore marketing efforts and opened offices in London, Buenos Aires, and Hong Kong
    • BA, Duke University

     

     

    Contact Information
    Phone: 212.293.2219
    Email: rpotocki@vaneck.com

     

  • Patrick Finn, CFA, Managing Director, ETF Business Development

    • Joined VanEck in 2010
    • Director of Business Development for VanEck Vectors ETFs
    • Oversees the ETF Client Services team; responsible for managing and cultivating institutional relationships
    • Prior to joining VanEck, an associate with Northern Trust
    • Earlier career experience includes analyst positions with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley
    • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society Chicago
    • BS, Finance; BS, Marketing, DePaul University

    Contact Information
    Cell: 917.690.0086
    Email: pfinn@vaneck.com

    Internal Regional Sales Desk:
    Phone: 800.826.2333
    Email: info@vaneck.com
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  • Michael Gandy, CFA, Regional Vice President, ETF Broker-Dealer Channel - West

    • Joined VanEck in 2017
    • ETF Specialist responsible for the West Coast territory covering the financial advisors channel for the VanEck Vectors exchange-traded funds
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Executive Director at MSCI in the wealth advisory team covering Western U.S. and providing support on the indexes that underpin ETFs in the marketplace
    • Earlier career experience includes positions at BNY Mellon Beta & Transition Management, client management team, San Francisco and London; Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Capital Research and Management Company
    • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society San Francisco
    • MBA, Investment Management, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California; BS, Accountancy, BS, Business Administration, University of Southern California
    Territory: ETF Broker Dealer West

    Contact Information
    Phone: 925.464.8303
    Email: mgandy@vaneck.com

    West Coast Client Services Map

    ETF Advisor Consultant:
    Jim Cooper

    Phone: 813.964.3654
    Email: jcooper@vaneck.com
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  • Philip McKeon, Regional Vice President, ETF Broker-Dealer Channel - East

    1. Joined VanEck in 2019
    2. ETF Specialist responsible for East Coast territory covering the Financial Advisors channel for the VanEck Vectors® exchange-traded funds
    3. Prior to joining VanEck, ETF Specialist at OppenheimerFunds covering the Broker/Dealer channel in the Mid-Atlantic region
    4. Earlier career experiences include positons at RevenueShares ETFs, Pacer Financial and The Hartford
    5. BA Economics, University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

    ETF RIA East Coast Client Services Map  

    ETF Advisor Consultant:
    Jim Cooper

    Phone: 813.964.3654
    Email: jcooper@vaneck.com
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  • Patrick Schramm, Regional Vice President, ETF RIA Channel - East

    • Joined VanEck in 2014
    • ETF Specialist responsible for the East territory covering the Registered Investment Advisor channel for the VanEck Vectors exchange-traded funds
    • Earlier career experience includes several positions in Deutsche Bank's Asset & Wealth Management Division, AAPL Futures, and Global FX LLC
    • BA in Business, Niagara University, 2001
    Territory: ETF RIA East

    Contact Information
    Cell: 917.244.9426
    Email: pschramm@vaneck.com

    ETF RIA East Coast Client Services Map  

    ETF Advisor Representative:
    Ian Amberson

    Phone: 813.964.3653
    Email: iamberson@vaneck.com
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  • Kol Estreicher, Regional Vice President, ETF RIA Channel - West

    • Joined VanEck in 2014
    • ETF Specialist responsible for the West territory covering the Registered Investment Advisor channel for the VanEck Vectors exchange-traded funds
    • Earlier career experience as Director of ETF Execution Services with Wolverine Execution Services and as a Vice President with UBS
    • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) Member
    • BS, Finance, Trinity University
    Territory: ETF RIA West

    Contact Information
    Cell:312.659.4666
    Email: kestreicher@vaneck.com

    ETF RIA Channel West Client Services Map

    ETF Advisor Representative:
    Ian Amberson

    Phone: 813.964.3653
    Email: iamberson@vaneck.com
    Schedule a phone appointment »