Stuart Bilton, CFA
Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Bilton, CFA is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aston Asset Management and a member of the Management Committee. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees from the inception of Aston Funds in 1993 until 2010. He is Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee which is responsible for the selection and monitoring of all subadviser relationships. Prior to forming Aston Asset Management (with seven other partners) in 2006, Mr. Bilton held a variety of positions with ABN AMRO Asset Management (USA) and Alleghany Asset Management, including President and Chief Executive Officer. Alleghany Asset...Read More
Management was sold to ABN AMRO NV in 2001.
Mr. Bilton holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and earned a B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics and an M.S. from the University of Wisconsin. He is a director of Baldwin & Lyons, Inc., an insurance holding company.
Gerald Dillenburg, CPA
Chief Compliance Officer
Gerald Dillenburg, CPA is the Chief Compliance Officer of Aston Asset Management and a member of the Management Committee. He also serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of the Aston Funds. Mr. Dillenburg is also a member of the Aston Investment Committee. Previously, he spent seven years in auditing at the public accounting firm KPMG, specializing in investment services....Read More
Mr. Dillenburg is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Champaign. He has been a member of the Chief Compliance Officer Committee of the Investment Company Institute since its inception.
Managing Director, National Sales Manager
Joseph Hays is a Managing Director, the National Sales Manager of Aston Asset Management and is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He oversees Mutual Fund and Managed Account sales in addition to leading the external sales team at Aston. He is also directly responsible for business development in New York City, New Jersey, Delaware, and Eastern Pennsylvania. Mr. Hays has been associated with Aston Asset Management and its predecessor firms since January of 2000 and has over 20 years of investment advisory and brokerage industry experience. Previously, he was a Vice President of Van Kampen Funds. ...Read More
Mr. Hays received a B.S. in Business Administration from the LaSalle University, in Philadelphia, and holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. He is also a Member of Investment Wholesalers of America and the Association of Investment Management Sales Executives. View Less
Michael Mayhew, CFA
Managing Director, National Accounts Manager
Michael Mayhew, CFA is a Managing Director and the National Accounts Manager of Aston Asset Management. He is directly responsible for Aston’s business relationships with key national accounts and is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Mayhew has been associated with Aston Asset Management and its predecessor firms since May of 2003 and has nearly 15 years of investment industry experience. Previously, he was employed by APL Consulting and Centurion Counsel. ...Read More
Mr. Mayhew is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and earned a B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University. He holds the Series 7 and 63 licenses. View Less