Our Team

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To best serve our clients, we have assembled a team of experienced professionals, including several who hold the Chartered Financial Analyst® and/or CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designations. Our team shares a commitment to quality and service to our clients.

Paul A. Muzzey, CFA

Paul A. Muzzey, CFA

Position: President
Email: pamuzzey@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Analyst, Investment Team, Portfolio Manager, Advisor
Joined Capital: 1989
Education: University of Illinois, University of Chicago

Paul began his career as a Portfolio Manager in the trust department of a large international bank in Chicago. He also served as the Manager of Fixed Income Trading for a large Milwaukee bank holding company. He joined Capital in 1989 as a Portfolio Manager and Fixed Income Analyst but quickly rose to the position of President of the firm. In addition to his executive position, Paul continues to serve clients as a Portfolio Manager, Advisor, and serves on the Investment Team. Paul holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He has also taught at the Keller Graduate School of Management and the American Institute of Banking. Paul is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

Paul A. Muzzey, CFA

Paul began his career as a Portfolio Manager in the trust department of a large international bank in Chicago. He...

Paul A. Muzzey, CFA

President
Jeffrey N. Allsop, CFA

Jeffrey N. Allsop, CFA

Position: Chief Investment Officer
Email: jnallsop@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Equity, Analyst Investment, Team Portfolio Manager, Advisor
Joined Capital: 1990
Education: University of Iowa

Jeff joined Capital in 1990 after serving as Director of Research/Portfolio Management at another Midwestern investment advisor. At Capital, Jeff oversees the firm’s equity research process and leads the Investment Team. He brings an extensive background in fundamental company, economic, and portfolio analysis. One of Jeff’s primary roles at Capital is to ensure that the stocks in client portfolios meet the high standards consistent with our overall equity philosophy. He also serves as a Portfolio Manager and an Advisor to many Capital clients. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. in Finance. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

Jeffrey N. Allsop, CFA

Jeff joined Capital in 1990 after serving as Director of Research/Portfolio Management at another Midwestern investment advisor. At Capital, Jeff...

Jeffrey N. Allsop, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
Blaine E. Bancker

Blaine E. Bancker, CFP®

Position: Principal
Email: bebancker@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Advisor, Operations
Joined Capital: 2019
Education: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Blaine joined the Capital team in 2019 after earning his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Blaine’s primary role as an Advisor to clients. Additionally, Blaine oversees the operational and IT areas of the business. Blaine is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

Blaine E. Bancker

Blaine joined the Capital team in 2019 after earning his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse....

Blaine E. Bancker, CFP®

Principal
Ruth A. Benben

Ruth A. Benben

Position: Principal
Email: rabenben@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Compliance, Business Development, Advisor
Joined Capital: 1989
Education: Concordia University

Ruth joined the team at Capital over 30 years ago in 1989. She serves in a senior administrative role, responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business. Additionally, Ruth serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer, assuring compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations, including the required registrations of the firm and its employees. Ruth is an Advisor and is also involved in new business development. She holds a degree from Concordia University and is a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

Ruth A. Benben

Ruth joined the team at Capital over 30 years ago in 1989. She serves in a senior administrative role, responsible...

Ruth A. Benben

Principal
Ameet L. Kamath

Ameet L. Kamath

Position: Principal
Email: alkamath@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Equity Analyst, Investment Team, Portfolio Manager, Advisor
Joined Capital: 2004
Education: University of St. Francis, Boston University Indiana, University

Ameet began his investment career more than 25 years ago and joined Capital in 2004. He serves as an Equity Analyst, a Portfolio Manager, and an Advisor to clients. As a member of the Investment Team, Ameet is responsible for identifying investment opportunities while continuously assessing current holdings. Ameet earned a B.A. from the University of St. Francis, an M.S. from Boston University, and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. He is a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

Ameet L. Kamath

Ameet began his investment career more than 25 years ago and joined Capital in 2004. He serves as an Equity...

Ameet L. Kamath

Principal
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Mia K. Potter

Position: Principal
Email: mkpotter@capinv.com
Capital Roles: Financial Management, Trader, Operations
Joined Capital: 2000

Mia joined the team at Capital over 20 years ago, in June of 2000. She serves as Head of Accounting and Financial Recordkeeping. In addition to her financial management duties, Mia is also responsible for the clerical aspect of the trading function performed on the direction of the portfolio management team. With her many years at the firm, Mia is very knowledgeable of all aspects of the firm, assisting in any way she can.

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Mia joined the team at Capital over 20 years ago, in June of 2000. She serves as Head of Accounting...

Mia K. Potter

Principal
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Mitchell W. Carlson, CFA, CFP®

Position: Principal
Email: mwcarlson@capinv.com

Mitch began his investment career over five years ago and joined Capital in 2018 after gaining financial services experiences with a Milwaukee brokerage firm as well as a large U.S. Bank. At Capital, he serves as a member of the Investment Team, a Portfolio Manager, and an Advisor to clients. Mitch holds a B.A. in Business Economics from Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, and a Registered Investment Advisor representative.

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Mitch began his investment career over five years ago and joined Capital in 2018 after gaining financial services experiences with...

Mitchell W. Carlson, CFA, CFP®

Principal
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Brett M. Aarestad

Position: Associate
Email: bmaarestad@capinv.com

Brett joined the Capital team in 2021, after working in the finance department of a large firm headquartered in Wisconsin. Brett’s responsibilities are in the areas of operations, maintaining various internal systems, and assisting in the IT area. Brett also assists with the clerical aspect of the trading function at the direction of the portfolio management team. Brett is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a B.B.A. in Finance.

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Brett joined the Capital team in 2021, after working in the finance department of a large firm headquartered in Wisconsin....

Brett M. Aarestad

Associate
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Steven L. Muzzey

Position: Associate
Email: slmuzzey@capinv.com

Steven joined the team at Capital in 2022, after interning with us while completing his degree and graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Personal Finance, with an Economics Major. Steven is familiar with all aspects of the operational functions at Capital and is Registered Investment Advisor representative.

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Steven joined the team at Capital in 2022, after interning with us while completing his degree and graduating from the...

Steven L. Muzzey

Associate

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President

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