Team Members

Jay A. Fishman
President, Founder
Todd M. Ifkovits, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager

Before forming Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in 1970, Mr. Fishman was with National Bank of Detroit (currently JPMorgan Chase & Co.) Trust Investment Division, in an Investment Analyst position.  Prior to that time, he was an Instructor of Finance with the School of Business at Western Michigan University, from which he had previously attained Bachelor (1966) and Master (1967) of Business Administration degrees.  During this period, Mr. Fishman also co-authored the book Corporations in Conflict: The Tender Offer and several related articles.


Mr. Fishman is currently a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Detroit and the Detroit Economic Club. He serves as a Director Emeritus of the Western Michigan University Foundation.  In addition, Mr. Fishman was an organizer of Valley Commerce Bank in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee until he led the Bank's sale in 2005. Mr. Fishman is also a member of the Metropolitan Club of New York, the Detroit Athletic Club and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.

Associate Portfolio Manager
Diane Bicoll
Office Manager & Chief Compliance Officer
Gail Rutkowski
Client Services
Laurie Clawson
Client Services

Mr. Ifkovits commenced employment with Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in November 1997.  Prior to joining the firm, he was employed as a Portfolio Manager and Vice President with Comerica Bank in Detroit, Michigan and managed individual stock and bond portfolios for high-net worth individuals and tax-exempt foundations.


Mr. Ifkovits received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Administration from Michigan State University. He received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1997 and is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Detroit and the Detroit Economic Club. In addition, Mr. Ifkovits serves on several partnership boards and is a member of the Lochmoor Golf Club and the Detroit Athletic Club.

Viorica Fuchs
Associate Portfolio Manager

Mrs. Fuchs commenced employment with Jay A. Fishman, Ltd. in February 2001. Mrs. Fuchs has been extensively involved in all operational and administrative activities of the firm including portfolio administration, trading and client services. Mrs. Fuchs received an MBA with a concentration in Finance, from Walsh College of Business, in 2015. She also received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance and Accounting, from Walsh College in 2009.

Amanda Fishman
Client Services