David Armstrong
Portfolio Manager

With 27 years of professional experience, David is primarily responsible for working with advisory firms and investors to understand asset allocation as they assess Leland Funds and its investment strategies. Prior to joining Leland Funds and Good Harbor Financial, David’s previous companies included Honeywell, RR Donnelley and Oracle where he held positions as Director of Research conducting analysis on the nature and structure of competition in the credit card market for financial firms. David earned a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from Knox College.

Yash Patel, CFA
Portfolio Manager

With 12 years of professional experience, Yash’s responsibilities include overseeing operations, technology, trading and portfolio management. Prior to joining Leland Funds and Good Harbor Financial, he was a quantitative equity analyst for Allstate Investments, developing and implementing model-driven trading strategies. He started his career as an account management associate for Bridgewater Associates. Yash earned a MBA with Honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS from The Ohio State University.

Neil Peplinski, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Neil Peplinski, CFA is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer. With over 20 years of professional experience Neil is responsible for research, investment analysis and the development/oversight of new investment strategies and models at Leland Funds. He earned a MBA with High Honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a MSEE from The University of Michigan and a BSEE from The Michigan Technological University where he graduated summa cum laude.