ABOUT US

A start-up with heritage
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TRUSTED
STEWARDS OF
CLIENT ASSETS

TRUSTED STEWARDS OF CLIENT ASSETS

For more than 150 years, Pacific Life has provided the strength, stability, and long-term focus to fulfill what are often decades long promises, helping generations of families and businesses reach their financial goals. Pacific Global ETFs and its line of income-focused, actively managed ETFs build on this tradition, providing innovative investment strategies that focus on delivering value.
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KEVIN R. BYRNE

CEO, Pacific Global Asset Management
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ANTHONY DUFAULT

Managing Director
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DOMINIC NOLAN

Head of Fixed-Income Asset Management
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MICHAEL J. SKILLMAN

Head of Equity Asset Management
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JOSEF VALDMAN

Head of ETF Sales
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JG LALLANDE

Legal Counsel
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CAROL RUMSEY

Head of Compliance

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JOSHUA SCHWAB

Head of Operations

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IVAN SUNGUROFF

Design Lead

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KEVIN R. BYRNE

CEO, Pacific Global Asset Management
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ANTHONY DUFAULT

Managing Director
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DOMINIC NOLAN

Head of Fixed-Income Asset Management
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MICHAEL J. SKILLMAN

Head of Equity Asset Management
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JOSEF VALDMAN

Head of ETF Sales
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JG LALLANDE

Legal Counsel
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CAROL RUMSEY

Head of Compliance

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JOSHUA SCHWAB

Head of Operations

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IVAN SUNGUROFF

Design Lead

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Above all, we value our client relationships. If you have
questions or comments about Pacific Global ETFs,
please feel free to contact us directly.

Above all, we value our client relationships. If you have questions or comments about Pacific Global ETFs, please feel free to contact us directly.

LEADERSHIP PROFILE

KEVIN R. BYRNE

CEO, Pacific Global Asset Management
Kevin, who has more than 30 years of business and finance experience, is chief executive officer of Pacific Global Asset Management which oversees Pacific Global ETFs. He is responsible for strategy and long-term vision for asset management as an independent growth business. Kevin joined Pacific Life in 2012 as senior vice president, Finance and Risk Management for the Retirement Solutions Division where he was responsible for business planning, financials, valuation and compliance. Before joining Pacific Life, he was executive vice president and chief investment officer for AXA Equitable Life. Kevin earned an MBA from New York University and bachelor’s degree from Fordham University.

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ANTHONY DUFAULT

Managing Director
Anthony J. Dufault, who has more than 22 years of experience within the financial services industry, is managing director of Pacific Global ETFs, overseeing Strategy and Product Development. Prior to joining Pacific Global Asset Management in 2018, he served as assistant vice president of Product and Investment Marketing for the Retirement Solutions Division of Pacific Life. Previously, he was a vice president of Investment Advisory Services at MetLife Investors. Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Siena College.

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DOMINIC NOLAN

Head of Fixed-Income Asset Management
Dominic, who has more than 19 years of industry and investment experience, heads Pacific Asset Management, subadvisor to Pacific Global’s fixed-income ETFs. Prior to joining the company in 2008, Dominic served as a director of institutional business at Lombardia Capital Partners. Previous to that, he was vice president and product manager for LM Capital Group. Dominic earned an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in business finance from California State University, Fullerton. He is a CFA charter holder and a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles.

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MICHAEL J. SKILLMAN

Head of Equity Asset Management
Michael, who has more than 30 years of investment experience, is the chief executive officer of Cadence Capital Management, subadvisor to Pacific Global ETFs’ equity-income ETFs. He joined Cadence in 1994 as managing director and member of the investment team. Previously, he was vice president for Pacific Financial Asset Management Corp., Cadence’s former parent company. Prior to that, he was an analyst at Pacific Life. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in business finance from California State University, Chico and serves on the executive board of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.

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JOSEF VALDMAN

Head of ETF Sales
Joe, who has more than 15 years of experience in financial services, is head of Pacific Global ETFs sales and product management at Cadence Capital Management, subadvisor to Pacific Global ETFs. Prior to joining Cadence Capital, Joe was a senior managing director with Foreside; director of business development at Lumina Fund Management; and vice president at ETF Securities, now part of WisdomTree. Joe earned a bachelor’s degree from Purchase College, State University of New York.

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JG LALLANDE

Legal Counsel
JG, who has more than 21 years of experience in the asset management industry, is legal counsel to Pacific Life’s investment advisor businesses, including Pacific Global ETFs. Previously, JG served as counsel with Invesco Ltd. and has significant experience in the retail and institutional investment management industry. JG earned a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis.

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CAROL RUMSEY

Head of Compliance
Carol, who has over 18 years of investment adviser and fund compliance experience, serves as the chief compliance officer for the Pacific Global ETFs and subadvisor Pacific Asset Management. Carol earned an MBA from the University of California, Irvine and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Pepperdine University.

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JOSHUA SCHWAB

Head of Operations
Joshua, who has more than 14 years of experience in investment operations and finance, is the head of operations for the Pacific Global ETFs. He previously served as assistant vice president at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, where he was responsible for helping to build out the infrastructure and ran a managed-account platform for direct hedge fund investments. Prior to that, Joshua worked at Hedgeworks, a hedge fund administration firm that was purchased by Deutsche Bank in 2008. Joshua earned a bachelor’s degree in business finance from Indiana University. He is a CFA charter holder and a certified public accountant.

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IVAN SUNGUROFF

Design Lead
Ivan Sunguroff is a user experience and marketing designer with over 10 years of experience in the tech, agency, and finance industries. Before joining the Pacific Global ETF team he worked for companies such as HubSpot in Boston, and Swell Investing in Santa Monica. Ivan earned a bachelor’s degree in Visual Media Arts from Emerson College.