Montcalm is guided by our long-held values: integrity, collaboration, engagement and our client’s sustainability.
We believe in transparency and trust with our clients and partners.
We provide a customized approach for each client, with service that is highly attuned to your needs.
We untie knots in your financial life and work together to develop a clear path to short and long-term wealth goals.
We create a secure financial future for our clients and care about the broader impact that investing has on the world— economically, environmentally and socially.
We invest in companies, asset classes, and investment vehicles that provide superior cash flows and are achieving greatness through innovative products, services and environmental and social practices.
CLIENT FINANCIAL GOALS
We are committed to providing expert advice and intelligent risk management that supports your values, needs and goals in the short and long-term.
CULTURE OF UNDERSTANDING
Whether we are undoing knots in your financial life or clearly defining a financial plan based on your values and goals, our role as your advisor is to guide you to the best investment offerings for your needs.
Decades of investment experience across all asset classes has led to our investment philosophy and innovative approach, which is dedicated to people, engaged in relationships and creates sustainable investment results.
We believe that wise investment opportunities have multiple paths to success and take the long view of influencing future developments as shareholders, bondholders, and stakeholders.
Blending highly attuned personal service, solid values and innovative disruption, we actively seek to enrich the lives of our clients as well as the world around us. The result is a better economic model for everyone. This motivates and inspires us to do our best every day.
Holly founded Montcalm TCR to create an investment management experience that guides people to engage with their wealth by providing leading-edge investment expertise, transparency and opportunity.
Kristen Lehman joined Montcalm TCR at its founding.
She develops and analyzes investment portfolios with an independent outlook and in close partnership with clients.
CEO & FOUNDER
For over twenty years, Holly has managed client assets and led private client teams at Morgan Stanley, Montgomery Securities and Bank of America. Holly began her investment career at Goldman Sachs in the fixed income derivatives division, where she learned indelible lessons about risk
management paired with an expert understanding of securities, complex derivatives, and fixed income.
Holly has an MBA from Columbia University in Finance and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and their three children. They all enjoy live music, hiking, golf, movies, and spending time in Tahoe.
Kristen Lehman joined Montcalm TCR at its founding. She develops and analyzes investment portfolios with an independent outlook and in close partnership with clients.
Kristen manages bond and equity portfolios that promote client sustainability and leads private investment research at Montcalm, finding investments that combine integrity with strong performance potential.
Prior to Montcalm, Kristen was a Client Service Associate for Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in San Francisco and handled CDO operations for JP Morgan’s Trust Services in Houston.
Kristen holds a BA in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Financial Analysis from the University of San Francisco. She lives in San Francisco with her fiance and enjoys photography and cooking.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Ellen guides Montcalm’s growth strategy and manages marketing, branding, and communications for the firm. She works closely with Holly to spread the firm’s innovative message while maintaining its visionary, values-driven culture. Ellen has over a decade of experience in financial services, where she led multi-channel product strategy for investment firms
advising institutional investors. In 2014, she founded Magellen Ventures, a strategy and marketing consultancy.
Ellen earned an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Virginia.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Kathy organizes operational strategy at Montcalm TCR. Her experience in leading large and small financial services teams in operations, accounting, and client service led her to found Clarelane Consulting LLC. The firm provides investment advisors and asset managers with
professional services focusing on operational and compliance processes. Kathy earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Certificate of Financial Management for Family Offices from Pepperdine University.
Anika provides administrative and operations support for Montcalm. Her expertise in project management, multi-tasking, and attention to detail helps create a structured environment that supports Montcalm’s leaders and its clients.
Anika has extensive international experience
working with busy executives, most recently in the finance and banking division of Latham & Watkins. She is a native of Germany, and is fluent in English and German. For many years, she has successfully run a language coaching business focused on teaching and translation for the legal, auto, and film industries.