Paul Manners & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1979. Our firm offers investment management services to corporations, pension plans, endowments, foundations, public funds and high net worth individuals. The organization provides portfolio management, research, and trading functions for our asset management clients.
Paul Manners & Associates, Inc. is registered under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and as such is required to operate under the rules and regulations established by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Larry P. Forbus is a senior partner with Paul Manners & Associates, Inc. He joined the organization in 1990 following distinguished stints with both Morgan Keegan and Merrill Lynch, where he began his 25 year career in investment management. Larry’s academic path began at Auburn University and soon after obtained an MBA from the University of Missouri.
Jason P. Knope, CFA, CMT, CFP®, is a partner with Paul Manners & Associate, Inc. He is responsible for coordinating the firm’s investment process and is a member of the investment committee. Jason joined the organization in 2002 following five year with SouthTrust Investment Advisors working in Research and Portfolio Management. Jason earned both his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Finance from Louisiana State University. He received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2002, the Chartered Market Technician designation in 2006, and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation in 2014.
Arun K. Tandon, Ph.D, CFA, is a research consultant and member of the firm’s investment team. He contributes quantitative research and equity analysis for the firm’s investment. In addition to his analytical skills, Arun has held faculty position at University of South Florida and Bentley University . He earned his B.A. from the University of Delhi, his M.B.A. from Utah State University and his Ph.D. in Finance from Louisiana State University. Arun is also a CFA charterholder.