MEET THE TEAM

Sean Gultig | President

With over 20 years’ experience in financial services, Sean is committed to providing Equity clients the tools and services they need to take their business to the next level. Prior to being President of Equity Advisor Solutions, he served as Vice President of Advisor Services at Fiserv Investment Support Services, a Fortune 500 Company. A recognized industry expert, Sean has published a number of articles on best business practices for Advisors and has often been quoted in leading financial magazines. Sean has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Natal in South Africa.

Mark Avers | Vice President of Business Development

Mark is a senior level sales executive with over 24 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has extensive experience working with registered investment advisors, brokers, and various financial institutions. Prior to joining the Equity Advisor Solutions management team, Mark served as the Vice President of National Sales at Shareholders Service Group where he directed all sales efforts to financial advisors. He has also held several other positions throughout his career including head of sales for the Advisor Services Division of Fiserv Investment Support Services, Director of Sales at Alternative Investment Partners, and Senior Vice President of National Sales for TD Waterhouse Institutional Services. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a minor in Economics from Western New England College.

Stephanie Gutierrez | Vice President of Product Management

Stephanie is a hands-on executive experienced in meeting with clients to design new products and services that meet their needs. With over 22 years’ experience in finance and technology, she has also worked as a liaison with Information Technology partners to create new products using the Agile Project Management process. Stephanie started her career in the brokerage arena and then established herself in the trust and custody business working for Fiserv Investment Support Services.

Martin Dews | Director of Advisor Relations

With an accumulated wealth of more than 27 years of experience and knowledge in the financial services industry, Martin provides exceptional service to Registered Investment Advisors and their clients. Prior to joining the Equity Advisor Solutions team, Martin served as a Wealth Manager for Creative Planning and as a Registered Investment Advisor for Financial Resources Consultants. Martin launched his financial services career with First Trust Corporation, which was subsequently acquired by Fiserv Trust Company. During his tenure at Fiserv, Martin served as the Director of Client Service at DATAlynx, a Custody and Trading platform for advisors and institutional clients. Martin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Colorado.