Credit Union Investment Management

Through long-standing partnerships with credit union executives, we understand the unique investment challenges credit unions face. Our experienced credit union investment team becomes an extension of your staff, leveraging our scale and resources to manage your credit union’s portfolio.

Madison’s Credit Union Investment Management Team delivers fixed income and equity strategies that address total benefits pre-funding, charitable donation account, and NCUA Part 703 investment needs. We provide clients with objective, fee-based advisory services (commission-free) that fit within their balance sheet risk profiles. 

Our investment advisory services save time, facilitate regulatory compliance and provide the opportunity for enhanced portfolio yields through risk management and portfolio optimization within investment policy guidelines.


Total Benefits Pre-Funding

Discretionary investment management solutions including fixed income and equities strategies offer the potential to increase investment income and offset the cost of employee benefits.

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Charitable Donation Accounts

Discretionary investment management solutions including fixed income and equity strategies offer the potential to increase investment income and enhance your charitable giving.


Investment Advisory Services

Non-discretionary investment advisory services tailored to your unique balance sheet risk profile, ALM, liquidity and investment policy needs.


Maya Bittar, CFA®
Disciplined Equity Portfolio Manager/Analyst
Dave Geisler
Disciplined Equity Portfolio Manager/Analyst
David Hottmann, CFA®
CPA, Portfolio Manager
Jeffrey Matthias, CFA®, CIPM®
Portfolio Manager
Edward Meier
Portfolio Manager
Patrick Ryan, CFA®
Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Portfolio Manager
Alan Shepard, CFA®
Portfolio Manager/Analyst
Stuart Dybdahl, CFA®
Investment Analyst
Bob Lindner
Director of Credit Union Business Development

Maya Bittar, CFA®

Disciplined Equity Portfolio Manager/Analyst
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Maya, CFA, specializes in customized portfolio management for Madison’s high net-worth relationships. Maya also serves on our Customized Solutions team working with Insurance Asset Management. Maya began her career at First Wisconsin Bank (U.S. Bank) in 1986. After her early years in credit analysis, Maya moved to the investment business. From 1993 to 1998, Maya co-managed the Firstar Growth & Income Fund. Subsequent to her time at Firstar, Maya worked at Wellington Management Company for sixteen years as a portfolio manager on several strategies including Core Equity, Strategic Growth and Focused Equity. In addition to portfolio management, her role included fundamental research and client service. Prior to joining Madison in 2018, Maya served as a multi-sector analyst on the global equity team at Artisan Partners, LLC., focusing on companies in the United States, Europe and Japan. Maya holds a BBA (Accounting), an MBA (International Business) and an MS (Finance) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison including participating in the Applied Security Analysis Program.

Dave Geisler

Disciplined Equity Portfolio Manager/Analyst
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Dave specializes in customized portfolio management for Madison’s private client relationships. Dave also serves on our Customized Solutions team working with Insurance Asset Management. Dave has been working in the financial services industry since 2004 and prior to joining Madison, he worked at Lateef Investment Management, Artisan Partners and Cowen and Company. Dave graduated from University of California, San Diego with a BA in Economics, Highest Distinction, and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley with certificates in Management of Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

David Hottmann, CFA®

CPA, Portfolio Manager
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David, CFA, serves as a portfolio manager for Madison’s Multi-Asset Solutions Team, Multi-Asset Portfolios and the Madison target allocation funds. David has been working in the financial services industry for over 25 years; he joined Madison in 2009. He earned his BBA in accounting & finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. David is a member of the Investment Strategy Committee.

Jeffrey Matthias, CFA®, CIPM®

Portfolio Manager
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Jeff, CFA, CIPM, serves as a portfolio manager and analyst for Madison’s Fixed Income Team, specializing in tax-exempt municipal bond portfolios. Jeff has been working in the financial services industry since 1987 and joined Madison in 2011. He earned his B.S. in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and his MBA in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Edward Meier

Portfolio Manager
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Edward is the lead portfolio manager of Madison’s Credit Union Investment Management team. He is also a member of the Fixed Income team, which manages several active and laddered strategies. Edward focuses on building custom investment solutions with his credit union clients, many of which he has had long relationships with.

Patrick Ryan, CFA®

Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Portfolio Manager
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Patrick, CFA, serves as a portfolio manager for Madison’s Multi-Asset Solutions Team, Multi-Asset Portfolios and the Madison target allocation funds. Patrick has been working in the financial services industry since 2000 and joined Madison in 2009. He earned his BBA in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Alan Shepard, CFA®

Portfolio Manager/Analyst
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Alan, CFA, serves as a portfolio manager and credit analyst on Madison’s Fixed Income Team, specializing in corporate only and credit research. Alan has been working in the financial services industry since 1988 and joined Madison in 2011. He earned his B.S. in finance and economics from the University of Delaware and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in the Applied Security Analysis Program.

Stuart Dybdahl, CFA®

Investment Analyst
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Stuart, CFA, serves as an investment analyst for Madison’s Multi-Asset Solutions Team. Stuart has been working in the financial services industry since 2014. He earned a B.S. in Accounting and Business Management from Luther College. Stuart is FINRA registered.

Bob Lindner

Director of Credit Union Business Development
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Mr. Lindner is Director of Credit Union Business Development. He has more than 20 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Madison, he was Director of Managed Accounts at CUNA Mutual Group. Mr. Lindner was also responsible for Investment Advisory Services at MEMBERS Capital Advisors. He holds a BBA in Marketing from University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Edgewood College and is FINRA registered.

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