Our Team

Sandra Wendling

Founding Partner

Sandra Wendling is the founding partner of Investment Consulting Services (ICS) which was formed in 2002 and has 32 years of investment consulting experience.  She has a long and distinguished career working with single and multi-employer benefit plans and serves as an investment consultant for multiple client relationships.  Sandra has broad experience with defined benefit, defined contribution, health & welfare, and non-qualified plans.

Prior to starting ICS, Sandra held roles with the consulting group at Smith Barney for 14 years working with single and multi-employer plans. Sandra holds a B.S. in Finance from Minnesota University. 

Eric Cervantes, CFA

Eric Cervantes, CFA

Partner

Eric Cervantes is a partner at Investment Consulting Services and has an in-depth knowledge of asset allocation, investment product and manager research, and performance evaluation. He serves as an investment consultant for multiple client relationships and has experience with defined benefit, defined contribution, health & welfare, and non-qualified plans.  Eric has over 14 years of industry experience and is responsible for the oversight of the ICS Oak Brook operations.

Eric is a graduate of DePaul University with a B.S. in Finance.  He earned the Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago.

Jason Uthe

Partner

Jason Uthe is a partner at Investment Consulting Services. He joined the firm in 2014 and serves as an investment consultant for multiple client relationships.  Jason is responsible for client service and new business development as well as investment product and manager research, asset allocation development and analysis, and performance evaluation.

Prior to joining ICS, Mr. Uthe served 3 years in the U.S. Army with a tour in Iraq and worked on the trading floor at the Chicago Board of Trade.  Jason holds a B.S. in Finance from the Driehaus School of Business at DePaul University and is continuing his education by participating in the CFA Institute’s CFA program where he is a level 2 candidate.

Zach Riddle

Senior Research Analyst

Zach is a Senior Research Analyst at Investment Consulting Services.  He joined the firm in 2017 and is responsible for conducting investment product and manager searches and due diligence as well as developing macroeconomic and generalist capital market research.

Zach holds a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago where he graduated magna cum laude and has held internships in law and finance with the latter being at Investment Consulting Services.

Andrew Gosney

Client Relationship Manager

Andrew Gosney is a Client Relationship Manager at Investment Consulting Services.  He joined the firm in 2018 and is responsible for client service and new business development as well as market and manager research and client reporting. 

Prior to joining ICS, Andrew interned at ICS in the summers of 2014 and 2015 and was an account manager at Verizon Corporate Finance Group.  Andrew holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma and is continuing his education by participating in the CFA Institute’s CFA program where he is a level 1 candidate.

Andrew Gosney

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