Gary Henson serves as president of Mariner Holdings and is the chief investment officer of Mariner Wealth Advisors. Gary is responsible for strategic and tactical development and is instrumental in lift outs and acquisitions. He also chairs the asset allocation and risk management committees. Gary has more than 20 years of industry experience and has managed equity, derivative and fixed income portfolios for banks, insurance companies, tax-exempt funds and high-net-worth individuals. He has also served as a consultant for the Kansas State University Foundation. Gary holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the Kansas City Society of Financial Analysts.