Memphis – Highland

6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 703, Memphis Tennessee 38119

(901) 761-9500

Highland Capital Management

Memphis Office Information

Highland, a division of Argent Financial Group, is headquartered in Memphis’s Crescent Center on Poplar Avenue.

The Highland team, led by founded Steve Wishnia, are investment management specialists. Since 1987, HCM has specialized in managing equity and fixed income portfolios and more recently managed ETFs for clients in private, corporate and public sectors. Highland merged with Argent in 2009.

Learn more about Highland Capital at HighlandCap.com.

Our Team

Bart McMurry

Bart McMurry

Director of Equity Investments
Memphis

Prior to joining HCM, Bart served as CIO at ICC Capital Management. Bart works in the research and development of the Highland’s quantitative strategies. His application of the multifactor modeling process to portfolio management was a logical extension of his...

Brian Escobedo

Brian Escobedo

Associate Portfolio Manager - Analyst
Memphis

Brian graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2004 with a B.A. in Finance. From 2006 to 2014, Brian held analyst and trading positions at FTN Financial Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley, Pershing, Susquehanna Financial Group and Capital Guardian before joining...

David Thompson, CFA®

David Thompson, CFA®

Chief Investment Officer
Memphis

David joined Highland Capital in 1995. David worked previously as a portfolio manager and analyst at NationsBank, Third National Bank, and the Gulf Oil Corporation. David has more than 29 years of experience as a portfolio manager and analyst. He received his BBA in...

Denise Spivey

Denise Spivey

Chief Compliance Officer, Highland
Memphis

Denise joined Highland Capital in 2000 as the Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Highland Capital, she worked for First Horizon National Corporation for 13 years in the Audit Division. She held the position of Audit Manager and had obtained the Certified...

Jed F. Miller

Jed F. Miller

Director of Fixed Income
Memphis

Jed joined Highland Capital in 2008 with 14 years of industry experience. He previously worked at Alternative Investment Strategies, First Tennessee Bank and GE Capital. Jed earned both his BS in finance and his MBA from the University of Maryland.

Mark J. Cronin, CFA

Mark J. Cronin, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Research Analyst
Memphis

Mark joined Highland Capital in 1999 with more than 29 years of industry experience. Mark's experience includes positions at First National Bank of Chicago, Zaske, Sarafa & Associates, Paine Webber and Merrill Lynch. He received his BA in business from the...

Matt Hogle

Matt Hogle

Trader
Memphis

Prior to joining Highland, Matt served as Head Trader at ICC Capital Management. Matt has a B.S. and MBA in Finance from Stetson University.

Michael H. Tindal

Michael H. Tindal

Director - Taft Hartley Services
Memphis

Prior to joining Highland Capital Management as Director, Mike was an owner and Chairman of the Board of ICC Capital Management. Mike began at ICC in 1995 and was responsible for the client servicing of the Taft-Hartley client base in the Southeast region. In addition...

Sandra Runyan

Sandra Runyan

Controller
Memphis

Sandra joined Highland Capital in 1987 as the Accounting Manager. Prior to this, she worked in the Trust Division of Union Planters. Sandra holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Memphis. She currently serves as the Controller for Highland Capital.

Scott Notowich

Scott Notowich

SVP, Marketing - Private Wealth & 401k
Memphis

Scott joined Highland in 2014 and 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Highland, he served at IOF Private Equity Fund, SGC, Citigroup Salomon Smith Barney, Paine Webber, Inc. and The Robinson –Humphrey Company, Inc.

Steven Wishnia

Steven Wishnia

President & Managing Director, Highland
Memphis

Steve has more than 40 years of experience in the financial industry. Steve worked at SG Securities, Delphi Management Corporation and founded the predecessor firm to Highland Capital Management Corp. He earned his BBA from Pace University, in New York City.

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