The NCM Team

Jon Lam
Principal, Chief Executive Officer

Before co-founding Newbury Capital Management in 2009, Jon was the President of Tower Asset Management, a Registered Investment Advisor based in Beverly Hills, CA. During his time at Tower, Jon successfully grew and managed the firm into a recognized money management firm with over $500 million of client assets under management.

Prior to his position at Tower, Jon worked eight years at Charles Schwab, including Schwab Institutional where he served the institutional investor marketplace in the Los Angeles region. Jon first became interested in stocks during elementary school, when his grandmother bought him his first shares. He became a fan of the growing dividend payments, which led to the formation of his professional investment philosophy.

Jon earned a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from the University of Southern California. Jon lives in La Canada, CA with his two daughters and enjoys music, the outdoors and cycling.

Stuart Sneddon, CFA
Principal, Chief Investment Officer

Before co-founding Newbury Capital Management in 2009, Stuart was a co-founder of Tower Asset Management in 1991.  Since 1994, Stuart served as Tower's Chief Investment Officer where he was responsible for portfolio management and research for the Dividend Growth, Global Growth and Select Growth Portfolios.  The Dividend Growth and Select Growth Portfolios have consistently earned the highest rating (6 stars) by Informa's Top Gun Ratings, measured against their peer group.

Prior to joining Tower, Stuart was an Investment Analyst with ML Stern & Co.  He began his career with Washington Square Capital, a Minneapolis-based institutional money manager.  

Stuart obtained a BS in Economics from the University of Wisconsin (Madison), and an MBA in Finance & Investments from Texas Christian University.  He is a Chartered Financial Analyst as well as a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts.  Stuart has been quoted in numerous financial publications, has appeared on CNBC, and has been published in The Journal of International Portfolio Management.

Edward Barnett
Principal, Vice President Private Client Group

Prior to joining Newbury Capital Management, Edward was Vice President of Wealth Management for Tower Asset Management in Beverly Hills. Today, Edward uses his expertise to develop and implement investment strategies for professional athletes, corporate executives and nonprofit organizations.

Edward’s interest in investing began at an early age when his father would encourage him to read the business section of the Los Angeles Times on a daily basis. His interest increased during his time as an undergraduate student at UCLA. In addition to his academic pursuits, Edward also ran track. He was an All-Conference High Jumper for the nationally ranked UCLA men’s Track & Field team. There, the teachings of his coach on hard work, dedication, accountability and team work shaped his views on business, investing and entrepreneurship.

Edward earned a BA from UCLA, and he currently serves as a Board Member for both the National College Resources Foundation and Advocates Pro Tour.

Anton Pereiaslavtsev 
Principal, Vice President Information Technology
Prior to joining Newbury Capital Management, Anton served as a Vice President of Information Technology at Tower Asset Management, a Beverly Hills-based Registered Investment Advisor. He worked as a research associate in the Portfolio Management and an equity trader in the Trading departments before taking on Tower's Information Technology challenges.

Anton's mission at Newbury is to ensure that our clients reap the benefit of Newbury's advanced Information Technology infrastructure.

Anton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Information Systems from California State University, Northridge.  He has been a featured speaker at several investment software conferences and has been published in business technology publications such as Wall Street & Technology, Infoworld and Red Herring.

John Tan 

Wealth Manager/Strategic Partner, Private Client Group
John began his career as a business manager to entertainment industry professionals.  In 1997, he made a transition into the investment industry as an Investment Advisor for SunAmerica Securities.

Today, John maintains a dual role as a Wealth Manager for Newbury Capital Management and as a manager of the The Main Street Group, a full service financial resource for high net worth and institutional clients.  He is a dedicated planner who values a strong work ethic and integrity as his most important character traits.

John graduated from the University of Maryland in 1989 with a degree in Humanities.  He resides in Redondo Beach with his family and is an active participant in children’s charities and local initiatives.