Leadership

Joe Olszak Chief Operating Officer

Joe Olszak is the Chief Operating Officer of The Townsend Group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee.  Mr. Olszak is responsible for the firm’s legal, financial, human resource, technology and operational teams. In this role, Mr. Olszak ensures that all of Townsend’s resources are best aligned to support its investment and client servicing teams’ goal of delivering world class investment solutions to our clients.

Prior to joining The Townsend Group in 2008, Mr. Olszak was the Chief Administrative Officer for Allegiant Asset Management, a $30 billion institutional investment manager.  His responsibilities included oversight of Finance, Fund Administration, Technology, and Legal as well as Product Development and firm Strategic Planning. Prior to Allegiant Mr. Olszak held several positions with investment managers and a private equity firm structuring equity investments and multiple acquisitions.

Mr. Olszak received an MBA from The Katz School at the University of Pittsburgh and BS from Drexel University.