At JHS Capital Advisors, our executive team is comprised of industry leaders with a broad range of experience and knowledge. Time and time again, these individuals have demonstrated excellence in their field, but possibly the group’s biggest distinction is its authenticity and transparency. Today, they are bound together by the JHS “Code of Ethics,” a framework to ensure that clients’ needs and interests always come first. Always.

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John H. Sykes

Founder

John H. Sykes, founder of JHS Capital Advisors, has more than 33 years of business and community leadership. Sykes is also the Chairman of the Board of JHS Capital Holdings, Inc., as well as the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Sykes Enterprises, Inc., a global leader in the business process outsourcing arena. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., the company is traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange (SYKE) and has more than 54,000 employees in 23 countries. Sykes retired from its hel...

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Scott J. Bendert

Chief Executive Officer

A results-oriented business and financial executive with more than 30 years of financial and operational experience, Scott J. Bendert serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of JHS Capital Advisors, LLC, as well as President and CFO of JHS Capital Holdings, LLC.

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Frank J. McPartland

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Frank J. McPartland brings more than 40 years of senior management experience to JHS Capital Advisors. A well-established leader in the financial services industry, McPartland is a pioneer in the clearing firm industry and has served on a number of company boards for more than 35 years.

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Eileen Canady

Vice President, Strategic Development & Marketing

Eileen M. Canady has more than 17 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, research, financial analysis, and business development in both domestic and international markets. She has worked with numerous enterprise leadership teams to articulate strategic visions, establish objectives, develop financial models and determine execution strategies. Prior to JHS, Canady was the founder of a consulting firm to develop stra...

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Ana Carter

Chief Financial Officer

Ana R. Carter has spent her entire career in the financial services brokerage industry with specific strengths in financial reporting, net capital management, examination and evaluation of fixed income and institutional trading, cash management, financial statement and operational analysis and day-to-day accounting functions. Carter’s experience also includes involvement with systems and clearing platform conversions, financial integration of acquisitions...

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Kelley McMahon

Chief Supervision and Risk Officer

Kelley A. McMahon brings more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry to her role as Chief Supervision and Risk Officer. McMahon is responsible for leading the Supervision and Risk Management Departments for the broker-dealer and RIA divisions. She has been directly involved in managing firm policies and procedures, as well as administering surveillance systems for account monitoring. Her past accomplishments include impl...

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Jessica A. Hayes

Chief Compliance Officer - RIA

As the Chief Compliance Officer of the Registered Investment Advisor, Jessica Hayes manages the regulatory compliance efforts relative to the investment advisory activities for JHS including providing guidance on investment advisor issues; SEC and state securities rules and regulations; and developing and implementing the RIA compliance policies and procedures. Jessica has been a leading member of the compliance department since the early days of ...

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Nils A. Ericson

Chief Compliance Officer - BD

Nils brings over 30 years of comprehensive securities industry experience to his role as Chief Compliance Officer of the Broker-Dealer. Nils has served in many capacities during his tenure, including heading up a full service trading desk and as CCO for a dually registered firm. Among his skills, Nils offers extensive experience in the development and implementation of compliance policies and procedures. Additionally, Nils brings a team first att...

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Maria Ortiz

Director of Operations

Maria Ortiz has been in the financial services industry for more than 15 years. As Director of Operations, Ortiz spearheads implementation of processes in line with regulatory guidelines while optimizing business workflows. She also serves as the primary point of contact on operations and technology with the clearing firm. Her previous experience includes leading service groups to provide support to a network of over 700 advisors and 45,000 investor client...

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