Our Team | Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC

The Lowery Team

Lowery Asset Consulting’s team is comprised of highly-dedicated individuals who are committed to their craft. They bring a wide array of backgrounds that unite expertise from professional service firms, broker dealers, consulting firms and other facets of the money management industry. We hire only experienced, independent-thinking investment professionals who possess sound judgment and critical-thinking skills. We are committed to learning and growing, not only in our day to day interactions with money managers but in our commitment to continuing education and broadening our knowledge through obtaining various certifications.

The five most-senior Lowery professionals – active in both the research and consulting processes – offer over 100 years of combined asset consulting experience.   

Our flat structure equates to more client interaction

Since its formation, Lowery has adopted a flat organizational structure, leaning on the founding principle that all professionals take a very active role in the firm’s business. We believe that fewer management layers means less bureaucracy, and as a result, our clients receive more of our time and energy.

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William G. Lowery
CEO/Member
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Bill Lowery is Chief Executive Officer/Member of Lowery Asset Consulting. While ultimately responsible for the firm’s management, Bill has an active role in manager research, tactical and strategic asset allocation decisions, and provides consulting services to institutional and family office clients. He is an active member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Bill has more than 25 years of industry experience working with Foundations, Endowments, Corporations and High Net Worth Families. He is well known in the industry for his open door policy for money managers, which has led to the early discovery of managers. Prior to becoming CEO of Lowery, he worked with Spectrum Advisory Corporation, Lakeview Securities Corporation, and Performance Analytics through 2002. In his on-going quest for knowledge, Bill explored the fledgling alternative investment industry in the early 1990s. Bill was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Missouri in 1976 and was enrolled in a graduate studies program at DePaul University from 1979 to 1982.

Bill has been quoted in such major publications as Business Week, Chicago Tribune, Pensions and Investments, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Investor’s Business Daily.

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Dorothy E. Bossung, CIMA®, CFP®, CPWA®
Executive Vice President, Senior Consultant
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Dorothy Bossung is an Executive Vice President at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC. Her primary responsibility is providing consulting services to the firm’s institutional and family office clients. Dorothy is also active in manager research, tactical and strategic allocation decisions and serves as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Lowery, Dorothy served as a Managing Director of a boutique financial services firm. This followed 10 years of leadership roles within the investment practices of three multinational accounting firms and 18 years with multinational brokerage firms. She’s been awarded the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation and the Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA®) designation and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certificant. She is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and chairs the steering committee for the CPWA® designation.

Dorothy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting degree from Pace University and graduated Cum Laude. She currently sits on the boards of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) and Gold Coast Neighbors Association. A recognized expert in her field, Dorothy has been quoted in Crain’s Chicago and Investment news.

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Matthew Rowland
Vice President, Investment Consultant
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Matt Rowland is a Vice President with Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC. He has over 15 years of investment experience. Matt’s primary responsibilities include manager research, tactical asset allocation research, operational support and providing consulting services to the firm’s clients. Matt is also a member of the firm’s research group

Prior to joining Lowery, Matt was Manager of Research and Informational Services, for Performance Analytics. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Albion (MI) College in 1996 and an MBA in Finance from George Washington University in 2003.

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Jeffrey S. Kowalczyk, AIF®
Senior Investment Consultant
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Jeff Kowalczyk is a Senior Investment Consultant at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC. His responsibilities include concentrating on public and corporate defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Prior to joining Lowery, Jeff was a founding partner and member of a boutique consulting group within Raymond James for six years, serving as the relationship manager for all institutional clientele.

Before entering the financial services industry, Jeff spent 10 years as an umpire in professional baseball. Jeff co-founded and served as a board member of the Association of Minor League Umpires, the collective bargaining unit for minor league umpires.

Jeff is a graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He has successfully completed the Center for Fiduciary Studies Program to earn his Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation.

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Ewa S. Drabek
Senior Analyst
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Ewa Drabek is a Senior Analyst at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC, and was one of the original employees at the firm’s founding in 2002. She leads the performance reporting group. Additional responsibilities include attribution analysis, manager research and specialty analytics.

Prior to joining the firm, Ewa served as a research intern at Harris Alternatives. Ewa received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Master of Science degree in Finance from DePaul University.

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Dan Pazar, CFA
Investment Consultant
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Dan joined Lowery in 2008 as an analyst and is currently a consultant. His primary responsibilities include: conducting market research, manager due dilligence, strategic and tactical allocation research, portfolio construction, and client reporting. He is also a member of the firm’s research committee.

Dan earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a CFA charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute,  and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago. 

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Eric E. Hrebic
Investment Consultant
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Eric Hrebic is an Investment Consultant at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC. His primary responsibilities include manager research, performance reporting, and assisting Senior Investment Consultants in providing consulting services to the firm’s clients. Eric is also a member of the firm’s research group.

Previously, Eric worked at Brookfield Redding, an investment manager specializing in REIT investments. At Brookfield Redding, Eric reconciled investment fund accounts, communicated trade allocations to brokers and custodians to verify timely trade settlement, and resolved trade settlement and trade-break issues in several markets. Eric earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from The University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated Cum Laude.

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David R. Juzwiak, CPA, CFA
Investment Consultant
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David Juzwiak is an Investment Consultant at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC and is a member of the firm’s research committee.

David joined Lowery in 2012 as an analyst. Prior to joining Lowery, David was an analyst with Rehmann Financial where he helped manage the firm’s investment strategies and was responsible for firm performance reporting. Prior to serving as an analyst, David served as an auditor for Rehmann’s public accounting practice. 

David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI. He is a licensed CPA, a CFA charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute,  and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

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Sheila McDermott
Office Manager, Chief Compliance Officer
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Sheila McDermott has been the office manager and Compliance Officer at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC since the firm’s inception in 2002. Sheila’s career brings nearly 30 years of experience to the team. She formerly served as Director of Client Communications of Performance Analytics and Lakeview Securities. Sheila has worked alongside CEO William Lowery for over 20 years.

Sheila received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Stephanie Lindsey
Administrative Assistant
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Stephanie Lindsey has served as an Administrative Assistant for Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC since the firm’s inception in 2002. As the welcoming face greeting visitors, Stephanie assists the team with a vast array of operational services for clients. Stephanie brings over 20 years’ experience in customer service, specifically operational and support roles within the finance industry.

Stephanie received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from National Louis University.

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Benjamin H. Kresner, CFA
Investment Analyst 
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Ben Kresner is an Investment Analyst at Lowery Asset Consulting, LLC. His responsibilities include implementing strategic asset allocations for clients, investment manager research, performance reporting and analysis, and supporting investment consultants in providing services to the firms clients. Ben is also a member of the firm's research committee.


Prior to joining Lowery, Ben was a consultant specializing in real estate due diligence within RSM’s financial advisory services practice. Ben earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from The University of Iowa. He is a CFA charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute, and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.