Our Team

Operations

  • David C. Hauck, CPA

    Managing Partner
    Chief Financial Officer
    Chief Compliance Officer

    David Hauck is a Managing Partner, serving as HGK’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for managing the administrative, financial, and compliance operations at the Firm. Dave has been with HGK since 1999 and has more than 32 years of investment experience. Prior to joining HGK, he held senior institutional sales positions at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Kidder Peabody, L.F. Rothschild, and Prudential Bache; additionally, Dave was an Audit Supervisor at Touche Ross.

    David earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from C.W. Post College. He earned his Certified Public Accountant designation in 1981. Dave is a member of HGK’s Board of Directors.

  • JoAnn Conry

    Vice President
    Operations

    JoAnn Conry is Vice President of Operations. JoAnn manages the back office operations department, overseeing trade settlements, account reconciliations, and client reporting.

    She has been with the Firm since 1988.

  • Brandon Slywka

    IT Manager

    Brandon Slywka is HGK’s Information Technology Manager. Brandon is responsible for the implementation, support, and maintenance of all of the Firm’s Information Technology Infrastructure. He has been with the Firm since 2010; for five years prior to this, Brandon was performing IT consulting for HGK through a third-party computer services firm. Brandon gained experience in network troubleshooting and implementation while working for various computer services firms and complex contract based projects.

    Brandon has earned CompTIA A+ , Network +, VMware VCP and Microsoft MCSE Server 2012 certifications. He is currently working towards his Security + and CISSP certifications.

  • Angela Puglissi

    Trade Support Specialist

    Angela Puglissi is a Trade Support Specialist. She is responsible for the confirmation and settlement of all equity and fixed income trades. Angela also assists with client support and record retention.

    She has been with the Firm since 1990.

  • Maria Sosa

    Accounting Specialist

    Maria Sosa is an Accounting Specialist, responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and accounting for travel and entertainment expenses at HGK. She joined the Firm in 2007.

    Prior to working at HGK, Maria worked at Chase Bank, K. Hovnanian Homes, and Medco.