Meet Our Team

Michael B. Andelman

Managing Director

Mr. Andelman serves as the co-portfolio manager for the Rising Dividend strategies. He has been with the firm for 11 years, and in 2010, was named partner.

Boston University, B.S.B.A. Finance

Mark H. Dierkes, CFA

Managing Director

Mr. Dierkes provides portfolio management services to private clients. He joined Dearborn Partners from the Private Investor Department of William Blair & Company.

Mark had previously served as a First Vice President and Managing Director at Wayne Hummer Asset Management. There for 10 years, he managed portfolios for a diverse roster of clients. He earlier managed a portfolio of common stocks for Protection Mutual Insurance Company.

University of Notre Dame, BS Civil Engineering

George P. Jameson, Founder

Founding Managing Director

Mr. Jameson is responsible for overseeing the firm's operations. Prior to founding Dearborn Partners, he was a Managing Director of the Fixed Income Division of Nesbitt Burns Securities, Inc., a subsidiary of the Bank of Montreal. He began his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served 16 years in various capacities, including Fixed Income Product Manager, Midwest Regional Manager, and Vice President.

Mr. Jameson also served as Senior Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Sales and Marketing at First Chicago Capital Markets.

Emory University, MBA, Summa Cum Laude
Georgia Institute of Technology, BS Industrial Management

Carol M. Lippman, CFA

Managing Director

Mrs. Lippman manages Dearborn Partners' Core Rising Dividend Portfolio and High and Rising Dividend Portfolio strategies. She joined the firm from Wells Fargo Advisors in 2011 and has 30+ years of investment experience.

Northwestern University, B.S.

Thomas J. Rowland, CFA

Managing Director

Mr. Rowland provides portfolio management services to private clients. He joined Dearborn Partners from the Private Investor Department of William Blair & Company.

Previously, Tom spent 19 years at Wayne Hummer Asset Management where, as a First Vice President and Managing Director, he supervised the management of their mutual funds and balanced equity accounts. Earlier, he was with CNA Financial Corporation as a portfolio manager, research analyst and securities trader. Tom began his investment career with the Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago.

Northwestern University, MBA Finance
University of Notre Dame, BBA Finance

Wayne C. Stevens, CFA, Founder

Founding Managing Director and CIO

Mr. Stevens oversees all aspects of the investment process at Dearborn Partners and is the lead manager for the firm's institutional and private client large cap equity products. Prior to founding Dearborn Partners, he served as President and Chief Investment Officer of Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. where he directed investment policy and strategy for $40 billion in assets. Prior to being appointed CIO in 1993, he served as President of Duff & Phelps Investment Research Co. for ten years.

Mr. Stevens began his career at The First National Bank of Chicago. During his ten years there, he was Director of Investment Research and Chairman of the Equity Selection Committee.

University of Wisconsin, MBA Finance
University of Miami, BBA Finance