Raub Brock Capital is staffed with experienced professionals who are dedicated to excellence in the implementation of our equity philosophy and discipline, and providing clients with exceptional, personal and timely service. The values, work ethic, and commitment to our clients is shared by all our employees. As investors in our strategies, each member’s interests are directly aligned with our clients and their investments.
Richard Alpert, CFP®

Richard Alpert, CFP®

Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager

Mr. Alpert has been a Registered Investment Advisor since 2001, providing investment and wealth management services to individuals, families and small businesses. Mr. Alpert manages the firm and is the portfolio manager for the Dividend Growth Portfolio. He is responsible for setting the overall direction and product strategy for the firm, chairs the weekly investment committee meeting and serves institutional clients.

Mr. Alpert received his B.A. in political science and economics from the Colorado College. An ex-professional mountain guide, in 1998 he became the youngest American to summit Mount Everest via the North Ridge.

Eric Richards, CFA

Eric Richards, CFA

Senior Research Analyst

Mr. Richards joined Raub Brock Capital Management in 2017 and is primarily responsible for investment research, portfolio monitoring and providing company and industry research information to the Investment Committee.

He has over 21 years of research experience, including nine years as an Analyst at Fred Alger Management in New York City and four years as an Assistant Economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC.

Mr. Richards is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA institute. He earned a B.A. in Math and Economics from Saint Olaf College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Georgetown University.

David Raub, JD, AEP

Patrick Tinucci, CFA

Senior Research Analyst

Mr. Tinucci joined Raub Brock Capital Management in 2024 and is responsible for investment research of existing holdings and the identification of new securities for the portfolio.

He has over 9 years of research experience, including six years as a Senior Research Analyst at Hahn Capital Management where he was responsible for investment research. He also worked as an Equity Research Associate at RBC Capital Markets covering the specialty finance and oil and gas sectors, as well as Stifel covering the oil and gas sector.

Mr. Tinucci graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA institute.

David Raub, JD, AEP

Greg Sommer, CFA

Senior Research Analyst

Mr. Sommer joined Raub Brock Capital Management in 2024 and is primarily responsible for investment research, portfolio monitoring and providing company and industry research information to the Investment Committee.

He has over 12 years of investment research experience, including most recently as an equity Research Associate at Gordon Haskett Research Advisors covering the consumer sectors. Prior to pursuing his M.B.A., he worked as an Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo covering the consumer and technology sectors.

Mr. Sommer is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA institute. He earned a B.S. in Finance from University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.

Zachary Norman

Zach Norman

Director of Trading

Mr. Norman joined Raub Brock in 2015 and is responsible for all trading, model management and back-office operations of the firm. He also oversees and maintains the firm’s portfolio composites and GIPS® verification.

He has over 13 years of trading and operational experience. Prior to Raub Brock, Mr. Norman ran the trading desk at a multi-billion-dollar RIA in the San Francisco Bay Area.

He received his B.A. and M.B.A. from Dominican University of California in Finance and Global Strategic Management respectively. Mr. Norman is a Commercial Pilot and a lifelong musician.

Tina Marshall

Cheryl Gross, EA, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Ms. Gross joined Raub Brock Capital Management in 2017 and assists private clients with financial planning, advising, and tax planning. She also supports the firm’s trading and back office operations areas. She has worked in financial services for the past 15 years, as a tax preparer and advisor, and in various financial planning, operational, and advisory roles.

Ms. Gross is a Certified Financial Planner™ and also an IRS Enrolled Agent, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco. She received her B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and earned her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She has two children and has lived in Marin for many years.

Wendy J. Phillippay, Esq.

Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Phillippay has worked with Raub Brock since 2007 and has provided legal and compliance counseling to SEC registered investment advisors for over twenty years. She spent her early career in business, securities, First Amendment and entertainment litigation at the New York-based law firm of Finley, Kumble, Wagner, et al. and later at the Los Angeles firm of Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro. Upon moving back to the Bay Area she spent several years as in-house counsel at Pacific Exchange, Inc., where she provided legal counsel to the Board of Governors, the Ethics and Business Conduct (member disciplinary) Committee, the Floor Trading Committees and the Membership Committee. Ms. Phillippay is a practicing attorney, licensed in California and holds a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Environmental Sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Tina Marshall

Tina Marshall

Client Services Manager and Operations Specialist
Ms. Marshall began working in the insurance and securities industry more than 35 years ago helping businesses and individuals with retirement and insurance planning. She joined Raub Brock Capital in 2001, is responsible for all client service and assists with a significant amount of the firm's operations and compliance. Originally from England, Tina moved to the Bay Area more than 39 years ago.
David Raub, JD, AEP

David Raub

Founding Advisor & Investment Committee Member

Mr. Raub has been a Registered Investment Adviser since 1990, providing financial planning and investment management services to individuals, trusts and small businesses, and for almost 25 years, he led the development of the Dividend Growth Portfolio

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Raub is an Accredited Estate Planner® and has long been an active member of the Marin County Estate Planning Council.

During the 1990s, Mr. Raub served for eight years as a Councilmember and Mayor of Mill Valley, California, during which time he spearheaded innovative and fiscally responsible financing of municipal projects.


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