Matthew (Matt) Schaenen is an Investment Analyst at Minerva Advisors in Bala Cynwyd, where he helps to manage a long-term oriented investment strategy for individuals and family foundations. In his capacity at Minerva, he researches existing portfolio positions, recommends new ideas, and helps to form and implement risk mitigation strategies.
Prior to joining Minerva in 2013, Matt worked at Constellation Wealth Advisors in New York, where he assisted investment committee members in allocating capital across asset classes for its client base. He was also an Investment Analyst at Somerset Capital Advisors, a firm focused on smaller, publicly traded companies.
Upon graduating college, Matt joined Teach For America, where he taught Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten in Newark, New Jersey. His experience with Teach for America sparked an interest in early childhood education and addressing systemic obstacles to child well-being.
Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology/sociology from Wesleyan University. He currently lives in Center City, Philadelphia with his wife and two daughters.