Team Members

John Hancock

President

John Hancock from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

John was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri (1981) and the University of Missouri (1987). After graduation he took a position with McDonnell Douglas in the Middle East for 8 years. After completing his contract as Group Manager of Finance he moved to Denver, CO in 1996. He was President of Hancock Financial Planning prior to joining SCA in February of 2000. He holds the CFP certification and is a member of SCA’s Investment Committee.

John is an avid Cardinal baseball fan and is a member of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research). In addition, he enjoys BBQ’ing, hiking and fishing when he isn’t at work.

303-333-0060 Ext.2

john@scadv.com

John Hancock from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Jonathan Ahalt

Principal

Jon Ahalt from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Jonathan grew up in Arlington, Virginia. He graduated from Miami University (1986). He has been an employee of SCA since completing his Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Denver in 2000. He is a member of SCA’s Investment Committee.

Jonathan spends most of his time away from SCA with his children Benton and Ava. He enjoys cooking, yoga, skiing, volunteering at the Denver Waldorf School and is patiently waiting for the Washington Redskins to return to glory.

303-333-0060 Ext.3

ahalt@scadv.com

Jon Ahalt from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Phil Woodford

Operations Manager

Phil Woodford Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Phil spent his childhood in the suburbs of Illinois until his family moved to Memphis, TN when he was a teenager. He attended college at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and received a degree in Economics. After graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1998 he started working for Ford Motor Credit Company. He was very mobile during his years at Ford relocating to Memphis TN, Nashville TN, Charlotte NC, Atlanta GA and Macon GA in his first 8 years with the company. He moved to Colorado in 2006 to be closer to his wife’s family. Phil spent 11 years with Ford Motor Credit Company. He then joined SCA in 2009 as the Operations and Support Manager. Phil keeps busy with watching his two boys play soccer year-round. He also enjoys snowmobiling in the mountains of Colorado and Wyoming in the winter.

303-333-0060 Ext.1

phil@scadv.com

Phil Woodford Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Richard Purdy

Analyst

Rich Purdy from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Rich grew up in Montrose, Colorado. After receiving a degree in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, he spent 2 years living overseas in Australia and New Zealand. Rich returned to Colorado in 2014 and started his career at SCA as a Research Analyst. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Colorado, as well as a member of SCA’s Investment Committee. 

Rich enjoys spending his weekends in the mountains biking, camping, and skiing with his wife, Katie.

303-333-0060 Ext.4

rich@scadv.com

Rich Purdy from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Josh Reider

Wealth Planner

Josh Reider from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc

Josh grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated with degrees in Government and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia in 1997. He then attended law school at the University of Iowa, graduating in 2000. He is a licensed attorney in the state of Colorado and has prior experience as a real estate and business attorney. He also holds the Certified Financial Planner designation and is a member of the SCA Investment Committee. He joined SCA in 2018.

Outside of SCA, Josh enjoys riding bikes, hiking, reading and live music. He is an avid Virginia basketball and Iowa football fan.

303-333-0060 Ext.5

josh@scadv.com

Josh Reider from Strategic Capital Advisers, Inc