Our Team

David Cullen, CFA

CEO and Founder

(814) 425-5182


David has 30 years of wealth and investment management experience including Bank of Oklahoma and PNC Financial. He started his own trust company, Heritage Trust Company, in 1992. After growing client assets to $325 million, Heritage...

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Richard Makowski

Chief Investment Officer

(814) 425-5182 ext. 105


Richard brings several years of business consulting and investment research experience to Evident Financial. Prior to joining Evident, he worked at the Gannon University SBDC and co-founded Qualstra, LLC, an...

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Cherie Sayban, CPA

Chief Financial Officer and Client Accounting Specialist

(814) 425-5182


Cherie has more than 25 years of accounting and tax experience including Schaffner, Knight, Minnaugh & Co. She started her own practice to provide services to smaller businesses that need individualized attention. Cherie...

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Richard Hauser, PhD

Member, Investment Advisory Board

Richard Hauser is an Associate Professor of Finance at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. He teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in Financial Management, Investments, and Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, and has...

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Angela Gast

Creative Advisor

Angela has more than 15 years' experience crafting clear and purposeful communications for ecommerce, banking, education, and nonprofit sectors. She specializes in bridging organizational goals with consumer needs...

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