Since joining ALPS in 1994, Tom Carter, President of ALPS Distributors and ALPS Advisors, Inc., has been an integral part in the success of the ETF, Closed-End Funds and Active Distribution Services for ALPS. In 1995, he formed the core servicing ETF platform. In addition, Tom is responsible for the Closed-End and Active Distribution business ALPS entered in 2003. Before joining ALPS in 1994, Tom was with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he worked with a diverse group of clients, primarily within the financial services industry. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
*Tom Carter is a registered representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.
Mike is the Portfolio Manager on the ALPS ETF Trust and is responsible for fiduciary oversight of actively managed products. He also actively participates in new product development for ALPS Portfolio Solutions. Mike developed the due diligence process for sub-advisor selection and oversight for actively managed mutual funds, designed and implemented the index management process for ETFs and created the concept behind the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (Symbol: SDOG).
Prior to joining ALPS, Mike worked at UMB Financial Corporation in Compliance and Fiduciary Risk Management. Prior to UMB, Mike was an account manager at State Street Financial Corporation. Mike has over 10 years of financial industry experience, is an Honor Graduate from the Cannon Financial Institute's Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management School, and graduated from Briar Cliff University with a B.A. in Business Administration.