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A Memphis native, Duncan is one of the local owners of the Memphis Grizzlies and is on the board of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce. He has served as Chairman of the New Memphis Institute and is a current member of the board. He is also on the board of SunTrust Bank, and is a member of St. Jude’s Professional Advisory Council. He is a past member of the board of Presbyterian Day School, and the Capital Campaign Committee of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.
Duncan has also served on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Board of Governors and is a past member of the FINRA Small Firm Advisory Board, the NASD Small Firms Impact Task Force, and the NASD Small Firm Hand-Off Program Working Group. He is currently serving on the National Adjudicatory Committee (NAC) for FINRA.
A graduate of the University of Alabama, Duncan is a member of the President’s Cabinet, Commerce Executive Society and the Board of Visitors at the University of Alabama.
David Scully, CFA®, CFP®
President & Chief Investment Officer
David is a CFP® and CFA® charter holder, a member of the CFA Society® and the CFA Society of Memphis. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Economics.
A Memphis native, David is a member of St. Peter church. He serves as Treasurer of the University of Memphis Research Foundation Board. He is a member of the Board of Directors of St. Agnes Academy and is the founding board chair for the St. Dominic Alumni Board. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Wolf River Conservancy as well as the Board of the Memphis Botanic Garden.
Gary W. Lendermon, M.P.S.
Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility
Gary brings more than 30 years of experience in the marketing and communications field to Duncan Williams Asset Management. Previously, he served as a divisional president for Archer/Malmo, a Memphis, Tenn.-based AAAA advertising agency, the largest in the Mid-South region. Gary began his advertising career with an international marketing services firm headquartered in New York. His creative and strategic initiatives have won multiple ADDY® Awards, MarCom Awards, PRSA Awards, and an Emmy. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America.
Gary serves on the Director Advisory Council of The Germantown Performing Arts Center (GPAC), Memphis Botanic Garden Board, and the Indie Memphis Board. He is a graduate of the New Memphis Institute’s Leadership Development Intensive (LDI) Program and serves on the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Board of Advisors.
Gary earned his bachelor’s of science degree from the University of Memphis and has his Master’s of Strategic Public Relations from the George Washington University. He holds the series 7 and 63 General Securities licenses.
Jon brings to Duncan Williams Asset Management more than 25 years of experience in management, development, and implementation of leading edge technology and applications. As Vice President and Director of Information Technology with Informa Economics, Jon oversaw the development, execution and support of all information technology strategies for the global agricultural and commodity research and consulting firm for over 13 years. Prior to Informa, Jon was the Director of Internet Technologies and an application developer for a MC², a leading construction estimating software development firm.
The depth and breadth of Jon’s experience have tuned his management and development skills and include managing projects in all phases of the development lifecycle.
Jon graduated from Memphis State University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology.
Chief Compliance Officer
Patrick T. Burnett
Board of Managers
Mr. Burnett received a Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi. He is a former board member and officer of the Memphis Botanic Garden Foundation and the Cotton Museum. Mr. Burnett also has served as a member of the Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Vestry and as Senior Warden, as well as a member of Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal School Board of Trustees.
Board of Managers
Kyle Gowen, CFA®, CFP®
Director of Investments
President of Tulane Alumni Club
W. Allan Hensley, CPFA, CPA, CPC
Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President of Duncan Williams Asset Management, Allan works closely with his clients and their retirement plan investments. A native Memphian, Allan received his Accounting degree from Christian Brothers University in 1981. Following a few years in public accounting, Allan’s focus shifted to retirement consulting, where it remains today. Most recently, Allan worked as a financial advisor for a national advisory firm. He holds the professional designations of Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Pension Consultant. Allan is a lifelong member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church where he chairs the Endowment Commitee and has directed the Soup Kitchen Ministry feeding the needy of our community each Saturday afternoon for more than 20 years. Outside of work, Allan enjoys playing golf and traveling.
Hudson Atkins, Jr
Senior Vice President
Hudson Atkins serves as Vice President at Duncan Williams Asset Management where he works on building and growing strong client relationships. In this role, he is in constant communication with his clients delivering market updates and performance reviews. Hudson is an Economics graduate of Rollins College with a focus in International Business. After graduation, he returned home to work with Duncan-Williams, Inc. as a Financial Advisor in 2012. With the creation of Duncan Williams Asset Management, he moved into a similar position as Vice President in 2015. Hudson also serves as Secretary to the Vestry at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Treasurer of the Memphis Ducks Unlimited Chapter, and an Associate Board Member at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
Young Adult Le Bonheur Leaders (YALL); The American Cancer Society; The West Clinic’s Wings Cancer Foundation; Ronald McDonald House; Levitt Shell: and the Investment Committee for the Chickasaw Council (BSA).
Patrick O'Connor, CFP®
Board of Directors, Momentum Nonprofit Partners; Board of Directors, Germantown Performing Arts Center.
Ben Gleneck serves as Vice President at Duncan Williams Asset Management, where his role is to provide clients with appropriate and optimum financial solutions based on their individual goals. Ben strives to develop and nurture client relationships through an accountable service model that gives sound and trusted financial advice. Ben is a graduate from The University of Tennessee where he earned a degree in Economics. After graduation, Ben returned to Memphis to start work with Duncan Williams Asset Management. Ben looks forward to his role in the continued growth of DWAM and the Memphis community.
Peyton serves as Vice President at Duncan Williams Asset Management, where he works directly with clients and their families to guide them to long-term financial success. His ambitions are to build strong relationships, provide a high level of service, and always listen to the client’s needs. Peyton is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he earned his BBA in Banking and Finance. He has been in the financial services industry since graduating and has a passion for helping investors reach their financial goals. Outside of work, Peyton and his wife are very involved in the Memphis community and have a passion for the growth of the city.