Joel is the founder of Cognetic Capital Advisors LLC. He is a Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) and Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) with almost 30 years of investment and money management experience within the global capital markets. Since 2014, Joel has appeared annually on the Financial Times “FT400” list, which recognizes the nation’s top financial advisors. He has extensive investment management consulting experience, with a particular expertise in Alternative Investments, along with the formation of investment policy statements and the selection and due diligence of unaffiliated asset managers. Joel received his undergraduate degree from Hobart College and earned his CIMA® Certification from the Wharton School of Business. As a member of IMCA (Investment Management Consultants Association), Joel strives to stay at the forefront of the investment management consulting field. He is active in coaching youth athletics, supports Swim Across America and is a former elected official of Scarsdale’s Citizens Nominating Committee, which selects candidates for the village’s Board of Trustees.