Our Team

Larry Forbus

Jason Knope, CFA, CMT

Arun Tandon, PhD, CFA

Larry 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 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 designation in 2014.  

Arun is a research consultant and member of the firm’s investment team.  He contributes quantitative analysis and equity research for the firm’s investment process.  In addition to his analytical skills, Arun has held faculty positions at the University of South Florida and Bentley College .  He earned his B.A. from the University of Delhi, his M.B.A. from Utah State University and his Ph.D. in Economics from Louisiana State University.  Arun is also a CFA charterholder.