Dale Parker is a managing partner and the chief operating officer for the Hyas Group. He is responsible for supporting all aspects of the firm’s operations, investment research, and a broad range of client projects. Mr. Parker also serves as the analytical project lead for all clients, where he leverages his deep industry expertise in analyzing pricing and platform structure as well as investment vehicles. He is charged with assessing all expense, revenue, and investment platform requirements, and he plays the primary role in the compilation of the firm’s third party administrator RFP analysis. Assessing and lowering plan fees is a core competency of Mr. Parker. His expertise in fee and cost analysis allow him to effectively use competitive market data points to achieve cost savings and improved participant features and services for Hyas Group clients.
Prior to founding the Hyas Group in 2008, Mr. Parker served as a senior analyst at Arnerich Massena, Inc. where he was instrumental in designing and implementing the processes and analytical tools utilized across the firm. During his 11-year tenure, Mr. Parker was responsible for a broad range of client project work, investment manager research, and constructing pricing models and analytical tools utilized in the evaluation of institutional client accounts. His previous industry experience encompasses a broad range of buy-side analytical work, including the initial launch and management of a mutual fund product line as well as corporate valuation tasks. Mr. Parker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance/Law from Portland State University.