Mr. Early has nearly a decade of experience working in Indian Country and has responsibility for managing investment priorities for the firm. Prior to his engagement with SIA, Mr. Early held numerous investment leadership roles to include, Managing Director of Institutional Services with the Colony Group, Director of the Nonprofit and Institutional Division at Edelman Financial Services and previously Vice President of Institutional Services at Trusco Capital Management/SunTrust Bank. For more than fifteen years Mr. Early has specialized in supporting the strategic investment priorities of tribes, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and municipal entities. Mr. Early holds a BA from the Virginia Military Institute and an MBA from the University of South Carolina. He has also completed Executive programs at MIT, the Harvard School of Business, and New York University. Mr. Early is an industry veteran with an established expertise in fiduciary investment management, and holds both the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst® and Global Financial Steward® designations. He has also assisted numerous entities in achieving fiduciary certification through CEFEX.