Tina M. Grogan, Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for all back office and support functions at Liberty Capital Management. Ms. Grogan has over thirty years of experience in financial services, including fifteen years working with Private Wealth Management clients. Tina has a General Business Certificate from Macomb Community College.
Charles L. Dettloff, Senior Vice President, brings over thirty three years of investment management experience to the firm. He began his career at Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit which later merged with Comerica Bank where he was Senior Vice President/Investments. Mr. Dettloff managed over $1 billion of equity, ETF, municipal and corporate bond portfolios. Mr. Dettloff earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a MBA in from the University of Detroit Mercy.
Kenneth J. Carbaugh, President & CEO, brings over fifteen years of investment experience. Ken delivers excellence to his clients in a professional, easy going, enjoyable manner. He began his career at Standish, Ayer, & Wood (now Standish Mellon Asset Management) as a Portfolio Analyst in Boston, MA. A few years later, after moving back to Michigan, Ken joined Portfolio Solutions, LLC as Director of Portfolio Management & Trading. There, he managed ETF and equity portfolios, including $250 million of individual municipal bonds. Before joining the LCM team, he co-managed and traded individual bond portfolios at Comerica Asset Management. In 1999, Ken earned his BBA in Finance from Walsh College and, in 2014, his MBA, with distinction, in Financial Economics from the University of Detroit Mercy. He holds his Accredited Wealth Management Advisor(SM) designation through the College for Financial Planning. Ken is also an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy where he teaches graduate-level courses in Foundations of Financial Management and Wealth Management & Financial Planning.
Charles W. Brown, Executive Vice President and Compliance Officer, brings over thirty years of investment management experience to the firm. He began his career at Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit where he was Vice President and Senior Investment Officer. Later at Comerica Bank's subsidiary, Woodbridge Capital Management, he was Director of Institutional Equity Management. Mr. Brown managed various retirement plans, portfolios including public funds and Taft Hartley plans with an aggregate market value exceeding $750 million. He holds a degree in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.
Robert D. Foster, Founder & Chairman of Liberty Capital Management, brings over twenty-five years of experience to this company. He was the Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit and Comerica Bank's Private Banking Department. He was responsible for the management of personal trust portfolios totaling over $200 million. Mr. Foster holds a degree in Economics from Denison University, Granville, Ohio.