Zachary Amendolea, CFA, Investment Associate, Ohio Treasurer of State, James Pisula, Director of Investments, Ohio Treasurer of State, Jason Headings, Vice President Public Funds, Meeder Investment Management
Zach Amendolea joined the office of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel in March of 2015. Mr. Amendolea oversees daily operations of the Liquidity Fund of the Ohio Regular Account and assists with the management of STAR Ohio. Prior to arriving at the Treasurer’s office, Zach worked as a taxable fixed income trader at Huntington National Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Kent State University and a Master of Business Administration from Ohio University. In addition, Mr. Amendolea is a CFA charterholder.
Mr. Pisula oversees the daily investment of over $13 billion, including the state treasury and STAR Ohio. Additionally, JD is the lead portfolio manager for the State’s long-term portfolio, manages the Ohio Market Access Program, and serves as an advisor for multiple boards and commissions. Prior to arriving at the Treasurer’s office, JD worked in the administration of Ohio Governor John R. Kasich. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Denison University and is an MBA candidate at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
Jason Headings holds a B.S. in Marketing and a B.S. in Finance from Miami University, Richard T. Farmer School of Business and is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT). He has over 12 years of investment experience. As Portfolio Manager of the Meeder Money Market Fund, he has been recognized with the Money Fund Intelligence Award by Crane Data in 2012 and 2013 and the “Top Manager Award” from iMoneyNet in 2011 and 2014. Each of those years the Fund ranked highest in the United States amongst all prime retail money market funds. He is an instructor at various educational seminars.