Meet Our Team

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.

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

Peter J. Deakos, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Deakos has more than 18 years of investment experience. He joins Dearborn Partners from Wells Fargo Advisors where he was First Vice President and Portfolio Manager. In 2013, Deakos created and launched a multi-asset portfolio designed to generate current income as well as growth of income for clients. The multi-asset portfolio grew to more than $3 billion in assets under his management in three years. Deakos’ experience at Wells Fargo and A.G. Edwards included wealth and trust portfolio management and extensive equity analysis. He is based in the St. Louis office of Dearborn Partners.

Saint Louis University, B.S.
Saint Louis University, M.B.A

Matthew Guttosch


Mr. Guttosch is an analyst for Dearborn’s Rising Dividend Portfolios, as well as all of Dearborn’s other strategies. He focuses on the Consumer Discretionary sector, as well as broad equity market and quantitative research. He has been with Dearborn since 2010, has 7 years of investment experience and is a CFA Level III candidate.

Northern Illinois University BS, Economics

Jackson Finks, CFA


Mr. Finks currently supports Dearborn’s Rising Dividend Portfolios through both research and operations. He focuses on the Materials sector and is also a trader at the firm. He has been with Dearborn since 2013 and is a CFA charter holder.

Indiana University BS