James F. Dykstal, CFA

Senior Consultant & Portfolio Manager

DeMarche Associates, Inc.

Mr. Dykstal is a senior consultant of the firm who specializes in capital markets research and asset allocation. He is chairman of the Asset Allocation Committee and a member of the DeMarche Manager Review Committee and the Alternatives Manager Review Committee. He also serves as a portfolio manager for DMS. Prior to joining DeMarche, Mr. Dykstal held positions of increasing responsibility within the financial services industry, including serving as the Fixed Income Manager and Treasurer of FC Stone and as a senior portfolio manager at Commerce Trust Company in Kansas City.

Mr. Dykstal is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds FINRA securities licenses Series 7, 28, and 66. He has earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin Madison and his MBA at the University of Missouri. He is a member of the Kansas City Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute.