incredible people


John Sarson is the CEO of Sarson Funds

John Sarson

CEO & Cofounder

John leads the firm, bringing over 15 years of Wall Street wholesale investment sales leadership experience, with successful tenures at firms like Guggenheim & Lord Abbett. He founded a registered investment advisory in 2016 prior to founding Sarson Funds and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.

Jahon Jamali is CMO of Sarson Funds

Jahon Jamali

CMO & Cofounder

Jahon has over 10 years of marketing leadership experience in venture funded start-ups like Kapow (acquired by Kofax) & The Appraisal Lane (acquired by Reynolds & Reynolds). A former US intelligence officer, Jahon holds a BA and MA from Johns Hopkins and attended the Babson College Graduate School of Business.

Brittany Keels is COO of Sarson Funds

Brittany Keels

Chief Operations Officer

Brittany brings over 10 years of experience in traditional retail banking operations to her roles as Chief Operations Officer at Sarson Funds. Brittany served as Director of Operations at ETF Momentum, Sarson Funds’ Registered Investment Advisor and is a graduate of Columbus State Community College.


Bryan Prohm

SVP, Business Development

Bryan leads strategic business development initiatives. With deep venture capital and investment banking experience, Bryan received his BA from the University of North Carolina and an MA from the University of Michigan.

Jacob Stelter

Portfolio Manager

As portfolio manager, Jacob brings a wealth of blockchain technology investing experience to our investment management team. An avid runner, Jacob is a graduate of Westminster College.

Blake Richman

Portfolio Manager

Blake brings an extensive background in blockchain-enabled finance, venture capital, and tokenization to Sarson Funds, with prior experience at Vertalo and NovaBlock Capital. Blake received his BA from the University of Maryland.

Liam McDonald

Partner Marketing Manager

Liam manages partner marketing relationships and programs for Sarson Funds, as well investor education initiatives. He is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland.

Jordan Fuentes


Jordan brings data-driven financial analysis experience to the investment management team. Jordan holds a BBA from the University of New Mexico plus an MBA from the University of Denver.

Jenell McLaughlin

Executive Marketing Manager

Jenell has over 10 years of specialized experience in marketing processes focused on managing community relationships, including tenures at PAR Advisory and State Street Bank.

Nathan Frankovitz

Blockchain Analyst

As a Blockchain Analyst, Nathan supports multiple teams across Sarson Funds with timely insights and reporting. Nathan received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.

Ivan Dimov

Community Manager

As our Community Manager, Ivan builds, supports, and engages with our core community of financial professionals and works to curate engaged communities for our marketing partners.

Zachary Profeta

Research Analyst

As a Research Analyst, Zachary supports multiple teams across Sarson Funds with cryptocurrency research and analysis. Zachary received his degree from Indiana University.

Alexander Brown

Investment Management Associate

As our Investment Management Associate, Alex builds and supports relationships with the investment advisor community. Alex is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Allan Cheng

Inside Sales Representative

Allan helps finance professionals learn about digital asset investing and cryptocurrencies. 

Jason Penner

Senior Trader & General Partner

An experienced cryptocurrency trader, Jason is an industry thought leader in real estate tokenization. A graduate of the University of Florida, Jason also earned his MS in Real Estate from NYU.