Blakely Page

Blakely PagePresident and Founder


Blakely founded Spouting Rock in 2007 with a focus on Alternative investments and Private Equity. Before running his family office, Blakely was a Principal with Banc of America Securities where he focused on middle market initiatives. Blakely helped build the institutional brokerage platform at Susquehanna Financial Group, and before that he worked at Thomas Weisel Partners where he specialized in hedge funds.

Blakely began his Finance career at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and later moved to Institutional Equities. Blakley graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA and holds FINRA Series 7, 24 63 and 79 licenses. Blakely enjoys traveling, golf, watching his three children play sports, and backgammon.

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Andrew Smith

Andrew SmithCEO, Spouting Rock Asset Management


Andrew joined SRAM in 2017 after 30 years in the industry. He is responsible for the asset management division of Spouting Rock.

Prior to joining SRAM, he was the Co-Head of Americas and Chief Operating Officer for Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. While at Aberdeen, he held various roles including CCO for their North American Closed End Funds as well as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Aberdeen in the Americas.

Andrew joined Aberdeen as the result of the acquisition of Murray Johnstone. Andrew began his career with Murray Johnstone in 1987 where he held a number of financial roles before transferring to their US subsidiary in 1998. Andrew attended Glasgow University as well as graduating with a HND in Accounting from Glasgow College of Commerce. Andrew also enjoys golf, swimming and traveling with his family.

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John Coyne

John CoyneChairman, Spouting Rock Asset Management


John Coyne joined Spouting Rock Asset Management in 2018 and has been in the financial services industry for 36 years, the last 30 years at Brinker Capital. He is responsible for Distribution and firm development.

At Brinker he had many roles and served on multiple committees, most recently as the Interested Trustee to the Destinations mutual fund family. He served in a variety of capacities including President, CCO and National Sales Director, while at Brinker Capital. Additionally he serves on the board of the Money Management Institute and formally on its Executive Committee. He is the 2011 recipient of its Pioneer award. He formally served as an independent trustee of the Pacer ETF Trust. He is currently chair of the Gateway for Leadership foundation and a board member of CommonLit an educational not for profit. He is Chair Emeritus of Teach for America, Greater Philadelphia and former Chair and Trustee of Mt. St. Mary's University.

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Michael Hullings

Michael HullingsChief Compliance Officer


Michael joined Spouting Rock in 2016. He is responsible for managing regulatory compliance and operations across all facets of Spouting Rock Asset Management, and serves as a liaison to regulators and third party financial institutions. In addition, he is responsible for the analysis and due diligence of all private equity transactional information for Spouting Rock Capital Advisors, and develops and maintains the firm’s policies and procedures.

Prior to joining Spouting Rock, Michael worked as a Political Consultant to campaigns in the greater Philadelphia area. He has experience on Philadelphia City Council, Pennsylvania State Senate, Pennsylvania State Treasurer, New Jersey State Senate, and United States Congressional campaigns.

Michael graduated from Villanova University with a BBA in Business Administration, Marketing, and Business Law. He received his Juris Doctor from the Widener University School of Law with a focus in Corporate Bankruptcy and holds FINRA Series 63 and Series 82 licenses. Michael currently resides in Philadelphia and enjoys golf, Scrabble, and spending time with his family.

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Patrick St. Denis, CAIA

Patrick St. Denis, CAIADirector of Investments − Alternatives


Patrick joined SRAM in August 2015 and has 12 years of experience in the industry. He is responsible for managing our Manager Select platform – liquid alternative solutions as well as our hedge fund partnership and consulting businesses.

Prior to joining SRAM, Patrick was an Associate Director for Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC, an Alternatives Investment Group for Zurich Insurance Group. He conducted investment/manager research and due diligence as a member of the groups’ hedge fund team responsible for a $2 Billion investment portfolio.

Patrick began his finance career as an Associate at UBS Investment Bank where he spent three years in the Mortgage Finance and Trading Group. He graduated from Union College with BA in Economics, is a member of the CAIA Association as a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and holds FINRA Series 65 license. Patrick also enjoys travel with his family, music, and backyard gaming.

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James Gowen, CFA

James Gowen, CFAChief Investment Officer − Small Cap Equities


James joined SRAM in 2017 after 30 years in the industry. He is responsible for our Small Cap Equities strategy.

Prior to joining SRAM, James was with Kalmar Investments as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst and rose to become Co-leader of the investment team. Kalmar managed $6 Billion in equity AUM and included advisory relationships such as Vanguard. Kalmar ceased investment activities as of
June 30, 2017.

James began his investment career at Inverness Counsel, Inc. in New York, ultimately rising to Vice President. Following Research and Portfolio Management roles at Gardner Lewis Asset Management and E.R. Taylor Investments he joined Friess Associates in 2001. During the 12 years he was there he rose to become a Team Leader and Principal and at its peak they managed $18 Billion in AUM
in equities.

He graduated from Macalester College with a BA in International Studies and is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia. James enjoys woodworking, racquet sports and outdoor activities including fly fishing, especially with his family.

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John Dodd

John DoddHead of Institutional Distribution


John joined SRAM in 2018, after nearly 30 years in the industry. He is responsible for the institutional sales, marketing, and distribution efforts of SRAM.

Prior to joining SRAM, John served over 7 years as the Head of Institutional Marketing for Levin Capital Strategies, LP, where he led the sales and marketing efforts in the U.S. and globally, in equity and alternative investments strategies. Previously, he served in similar roles including Managing Director- New Business Development/Institutional Sales at SGI Investors  (Guggenheim Partners), and Managing Director- Head of Institutional Sales for US Trust AM.  John was also Head of Sales for Friess Associates, a boutique equity firm that specializes in growth equity strategies.

John began his finance career in Institutional Sales, at Goldman Sachs in NYC. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in English and received an MBA from the Columbia Business School with a focus on Finance and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.

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Amy Coyne

Amy CoyneDirector of Marketing and Communications


Amy Coyne joined Spouting Rock in 2018 as the Director of Marketing and Communications. Prior to joining Spouting Rock she helped launch a new venture, Crystal View Partners with her father John Coyne. Before reentering the financial industry Amy worked in business development for Lilly Pulitzer and Carlisle, LLC, where she focused on sales growth and developing the brand distribution strategy. Amy started her Finance career at Brinker Capital in the marketing department and then helped develop their Wealth Advisory group. Amy graduated from Fairfield University with a BA in Communications. Amy enjoys golfing, skiing and spending time with family and friends.

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