Our Staff

Thessaly F. Bullard

Thessaly F. Bullard, PresidentThessaly Bullard serves as BMA's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. She is responsible for monitoring SEC regulations and overseeing daily company operations, as well as long-term strategic planning.

In 1995, Ms. Bullard earned her BS at Cornell University and joined BMA as a research analyst. In 1998, she returned to Cornell, earned her Master's degree and subsequently taught in San Jose, California. She has been with BMA since 2003.

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Barnaby D. Bullard

Barnaby D. Bullard, Vice PresidentBarnaby D. Bullard serves as the firm's Chief Investment Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Bullard is responsible for managing and monitoring investment activities and investment selections. In addition, he provides continuous investment management to individuals and businesses and develops individual financial plans for businesses, individuals, and the employees of independent schools.

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional with over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Mr. Bullard holds a Masters of Science in Business Adminsitraton, specializing in financial planning, from San Diego State University and a Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Rochester's William Simon School of Business. Prior to his career in financial services, Mr. Bullard served with distinction as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy.

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Jason Andriano

Jason Andriano, Director of Financial PlanningJason Andriano leads our financial counseling program for independent schools, a program Bullard, Mcleod has featured since 1992. In this capacity, Mr. Andriano provides one-on-one financial counseling, as well as delivering group presentations on a broad spectrum of financial planning topics to the faculty and staff at independent schools across the Northeast. In addition, he provides continuous investment management and financial planning to individuals and businesses.

Jason Andriano joined Bullard, Mcleod and Associates, Inc. as a Financial Planning Associate in 2011. Mr. Andriano previously worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in the Global Wealth and Investment Management Division. Mr. Andriano holds a Bachelor's degree and MBA from the State University at Albany. He passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam in November 2012.

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John Heslin 10

John Heslin, Principal Trader/AnalystJohn Heslin leads BMA's research and trading efforts. He joined BMA in 2016 after working for many years as an equity research analyst and portfolio manager in New Jersey. Mr. Heslin holds a BS in Finance from Siena College. He is currently working towards his CFA. 

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