Mark Downs named Washington, D.C. Partner for Index Strategy Advisors, Inc.

By | June 17th, 2013 12:06 PM EST | posted in ISA Careers, Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2013)

Houston, Texas based Index Strategy Advisors (ISA), a Registered Investment Advisor, has made an addition to its shareholders group, introducing Mark Downs as a Partner in Washington, D.C.

Mark Downs joined Index Strategy Advisors’ shareholders group today as a Partner in Washington, D.C. He is a public relations veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the Washington, D.C. Market.  Mr. Downs is a board member of The Howard Theatre Preservation Project, the Lafayette Athletic Association, and the Northwest Football Academy.  Downs is founder of the Caring Coaches Association and a member of the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA), and the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).

Mark Downs joined Index Strategy Advisors’ shareholders group today as a Partner in Washington, D.C. He is a public relations veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the Washington, D.C. Market. Mr. Downs is a board member of The Howard Theatre Preservation Project, the Lafayette Athletic Association, and the Northwest Football Academy. Downs is founder of the Caring Coaches Association and a member of the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA), and the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).

Mr. Downs is a native Washingtonian, and a long-tenured, active member of the Washington, D.C. sports community.  Mr. Downs has served as a trusted friend, and advisor to dozens of the region’s most accomplished professional athletes for over 35 years.  Throughout this period, Mr. Downs’ commitment to athletes in Washington, D.C. has also extended to youth football, where he has made an impact on hundreds of student-athletes both as a coach and mentor.

Mr. Downs will spearhead ISA’s market expansion in the Washington, D.C. area, while teaming with Lolade Mustapha, Esq., ISA’s Director of Private Client Services.   Mustapha is a Trust and Estate Planning attorney formerly with JPMorgan Private Client Services, and joined Index Strategy Advisors in Washington, D.C. in April of 2013.

“Mark is in a position to add tremendous value to his numerous relationships with current and former professional athletes.” said James McDonald, ISA CEO and Chief Investment Officer. McDonald continued, “Perhaps no other group is in greater need of trustworthy and top tier expert advice, and I couldn’t have found a better partner than Mark to help ISA deliver that kind of advice”.

“Mark has a heart of gold and it’s evidenced not only by the enduring relationships he’s built with so many prominent individuals over the past several decades in the D.C. area, but by his significant donations of time and money to numerous charities and organizations serving the less fortunate and underserved.”, said Wes Sims, ISA President of U.S. Advisory Services. “Mark and Lolade are going to be a powerful duo as they deliver ISA’s customized investment solutions with exceptional client service”.

“Over the past year, I’ve watched and have been very impressed by what ISA is doing for investors around the country.” says Downs. “I’m excited to join the ownership group and am very much looking forward to being a major part of introducing ISA’s capabilities to investors here in Washington, D.C.”.

ABOUT INDEX STRATEGY ADVISORS, INC.

Index Strategy Advisors, Inc. is a Houston, TX based Registered Investment Advisor delivering customized portfolio management to individuals throughout the United States.

More information on career opportunities with Index Strategy Advisors in Washington, D.C., and nationwide can be found at www.isacareers.com

Share
The information on this web site is intended for U.S. residents only. The information provided does not constitute a solicitation of an offer to buy, or an offer to sell securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer.

Sources: Index Strategy Advisors, Inc.. This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. The opinions expressed are as of its stamped publication date, and may change as subsequent conditions vary. The information and opinions contained in this material are derived from proprietary and nonproprietary sources deemed by Index Strategy Advisors to be reliable, are not necessarily all-inclusive and are not guaranteed as to accuracy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the reader. Investment involves risks. International investing involves additional risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. The two main risks related to fixed income investing are interest rate risk and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in the market value of bonds. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the issuer of the bond will not be able to make principal and interest payments. Index performance is shown for illustrative purposes only. You cannot invest directly in an index.