Meet the ACM team
Mark Armbruster, CFA
Mark began his investment career in 1996, working in equity research on Wall Street, following the aerospace and defense industries at Smith Barney. Subsequently, Mark worked in the equity strategy group for Salomon Smith Barney’s Chief Equity Strategist.
In early 2000, Mark moved back to Rochester, NY to help start up Alesco Advisors, where he was Chief Investment Officer. During Mark’s tenure, the company grew to manage and oversee a portfolio of $1 billion for institutional and individual clients.
Mark is an entrepreneur, primarily focused on the financial services industry since 2000. He has started, acquired, or invested in a number of private companies. Mark is a graduate of the University of Rochester and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation.
Christopher M. Cebula, CPA
Chris previously worked with EFP Rotenberg, LLP, providing assurance services in a broad range of industries. His experience includes publicly-traded companies, investment advisory firms, broker/dealers, healthcare facilities, and trusts and estates.
Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Geneseo, where he majored in accounting. As a native of Rochester, Chris takes pride in the local community and is in constant search of ways to promote and develop business in the region. He has also served as a director and officer for several non-profit organizations, such as Epilepsy-Pralid, Causewave Community Partners (formerly Ad Council of Rochester), and BOA Editions.
Business Development and Client Service
Rudy has extensive experience running closely held businesses over several decades. He began his career with positions at International Harvester Company and Ryder Systems. He was subsequently President of RTR Transportation Corp., Rosco Manufacturing Company, Rochester Binding & Finishing Inc., and Layerone Media LLC. Most recently he was Chief Operating Officer at D4 LLC.
Rudy is a graduate of Boston University and is an active participant in the community. He is a past board member and board chair at ABVI-Goodwill Industries, where he successfully co-chaired a multi-million-dollar capital campaign. Rudy has also served on the board of the YMCA of Greater Rochester and Quad A for Kids. He served as a trustee of the Printing Industries Association Workers Compensation Trust and as a member of the City of Rochester Empire Zone Administrative Board. Rudy currently serves on the Greater Rochester United Way Investment Performance Review Committee.