Our Team

Our Team background


Russell T. Sanderson Chief Executive Officer

Russell T. Sanderson

• 28 year track record in asset management

• Joined predecessor firm in 1989, joined Hanseatic in 1995

• Day-to-day oversight of the business including all revenue generating, cost reduction, and risk mitigation objectives

• Primary technical oversight and application of the mathematical investment framework for Hanseatic's equity products

• Member of The Association of Asian American Investment Managers

• BUS, University of New Mexico

• Former Officer, U.S. Army Reserves

Harry “Ed” Meihaus Chief Investment Officer

Ed Meihaus

• 39 year track record in asset management

• Joined predecessor firm in 1985, joined Hanseatic in 1995

• Architect of Hanseatic's quantitative investment framework, the set of core disciplines that underlie the firm's equity products

• Oversees the investment philosophy and process

• Leads research and development

• MBA, University of Memphis

• BSME, University of Louisville

• Former Officer, U.S. Navy

Brian R. Stangel Principal, Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Brian R. Stangel

• 24 year track record in asset management

• Joined predecessor firm in 1993, joined Hanseatic in 1995

• Works closely with Ed Meihaus as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer overseeing all composites, the investment process and strategic management

• FINRA Series 65

• BA, University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee

Amy M. Stangel, IACCP® Chief Compliance Officer

Amy M. Stangel

• 21 years of experience in business administration, accounting, and control

• Joined 2012

• Oversees all back office, compliance, accounting and operations

• Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Processional (IACCP®)

• FINRA Series 65

• MBA, University of New Mexico, Accounting Concentration

• BA, University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee

Cohesion is an important attribute of investment teams. Core members of Hanseatic’s investment team have worked together for 20+ years.


The action or fact of forming a united whole:
The Hanseatic team defines cohesion