Apr 12, 2022 -
Ledyard National Bank is pleased to welcome Jeff Gendron as Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Investment Strategist at Ledyard Financial Advisors. As such, Jeff is responsible for investing client portfolios, conducting research, and providing client service.
Over his career spanning more than 25 years, Jeff built broad-based experience in many segments of the financial services industry. Prior to joining Ledyard Financial Advisors, Jeff researched investments and managed portfolios at The Colony Group and Harvest Capital Management. Previously, Jeff conducted manager due diligence research for the broker-dealer division of Lincoln Financial Group. He served in various roles at the New Hampshire Retirement System, which included providing plan administration for the $7.4 billion defined benefit pension fund. Jeff began his career managing 401(k) plan administration for the defined contribution divisions of Scudder Trust Company and Putnam Investments.
“We are excited to have Jeff join our team. Jeff adds significant depth to Ledyard’s team, bringing over two decades of Investment Management and Wealth Management experience. In addition to managing client portfolios, Jeff will join the investment strategy team to help with Ledyard’s investment decision-making and the monitoring of Ledyard’s investment strategies,” stated Michael Hakoun, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Ledyard Financial Advisors.
Jeff earned his Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Jeff holds the FINRA Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law license. He earned the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. As a Chartered SRI Counselor™, Jeff developed foundational knowledge and expertise in sustainable, responsible, and impact investing strategies.
Outside the office, Jeff enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending concerts, reading, and learning about geopolitics. He lives in Litchfield, New Hampshire with his wife, Kathy.