The Right Expertise for the Road Ahead
Aurora Investment Counsel, began as the investment management arm of a Wealth Management firm called Randy Seckman and Associates (RS&A) that had served high net worth individuals for over 25 years. David J. Yucius, CFA came to RS&A in 1995 serving as the sole portfolio manager for all of RS&A’s high net worth clients. In January 2001, David J. Yucius, Jr. created a mutually exclusive and separate corporate entity designed to provide money management services to institutional clients as well as 3rd parties through sub-advisory agreements. Today, Aurora Investment Counsel offers asset management services for foundations, endowments, corporations, public funds, Taft-Hartley plans and High Net Worth Individuals.
David Yucius, Jr. | President
David is the President and Portfolio manager for Aurora. His investment career began in 1990. Prior to founding Aurora, David had been the exclusive portfolio manager and research analyst for Randy Seckman and Associates. Before that, he managed an investment consulting business as Vice President for a regional brokerage firm in Atlanta. Other experience includes working for Independence Investment Associates, a pension investment firm, as well as a major mutual fund complex in Boston, MA. David has been widely quoted in various media including The New York Times, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution and Bloomberg News. David is an active member in the Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts. He served as an instructor of the CFA review course sponsored by the Society for 5 years and is also a member of the CFA Institute. David is a Chartered Financial Analyst who employs quantitative and fundamental analysis towards his investment recommendations and holds majority ownership.
Michael T. Doyle | Vice President
Mike is the V.P. of Aurora responsible for client relationships and investment planning. Prior to joining Aurora Investment Counsel, he serviced high-net-worth and intermediary clients as a portfolio manager at Vestor Capital Corporation in Chicago. Mike holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
We pride ourselves on the discipline and consistency we have shown in executing our investment process and thus our ability to add value through security selection. It is the discipline and consistency with which we follow our investment process that has allowed us to be so successful in selecting securities and creating efficient portfolios.
We take a great deal of effort in controlling for risk within our investment process and consider risk adjusted performance to be just as important as absolute investment results. Our goal is to produce the HIGHEST returns for the LEAST amount of risk possible.
We strive to create mutually beneficial partnerships with our clients. It is of the utmost importance to us to know that we are meeting all of your servicing needs.