Who We Are

Independent, Unbiased, and Comprehensive Investment Advice

Meet Our Team

Sam Sweitzer, CFA

Managing Principal

Sam Sweitzer founded Anson Analytics in 2002 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Sam has served as an analyst for the private equity group GCI in Chicago and has researched numerous investments in a variety of industries. He has also served as a Portfolio Manager for Derbend Asset Management, co-managing over $100 million in assets. Before entering investment management Sam was a Commissioned Officer in the Tennessee Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserves. He completed Air Force Pilot Training in 1995 and flew Boeing C-17 for the 317th Airlift Squadron out of Charleston SC. Sam Sweitzer has an MBA in finance from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University (2001) and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Economics from Milligan College (1992 magna cum laude). Sam has been married to Kathryn Sweitzer since 2002 and they have two daughters, Anna and Kate. Together, they have worked with numerous organizations, including YoungLife, C12 Group, Partners Worldwide, and Heart for Honduras. Mr. Sweitzer is also an active impact investor, finding and vetting investments that improve the lives of those living in poverty. His current and past investment projects have been in a broad array of countries, including Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Jon Gillett


Jon Gillett began his career in commercial real estate investment, partnering with his brothers and father at Gillett Properties, Ltd., which purchased and rehabilitated distressed office, retail, industrial, and residential properties, primarily in Houston, TX. He then earned his MBA in Finance from the Owen School at Vanderbilt University and went to work as an investment analyst for Nashville-based distressed long-short equity hedge fund, Courage Capital Management, which grew AUM from approximately $150M to over $900M between 2001 and 2005. He then opened a registered investment advisory firm, Mission Capital Management, LLC and global long-short equity hedge fund Alloy Global Fund, LP, which opened its doors shortly before the market crash of 2008 and operated through 2011. Starting in 2011, Mission Capital transitioned into serving as an advisor to financial advisors throughout the US, managing client portfolios on their behalf and leading seminars on investments and economics for their clients. In 2015 he returned to Gillett Properties, Ltd., where he has been the President since 2017. In 2022, Jon began working with Sam at Anson Analytics, primarily in the areas of investment research and trading. Mr. Gillett and his wife Cassie have 7 children, with another new arrival coming soon.

Jen Rinkenberger


Jen Rinkenberger has become a lifelong learner and educator. She studied mathematics and graduated from Bethel University in 1999. Jen has taught high school for 20 years and continues to teach AP Calculus part time at Trinity Christian School. In 2014, she earned her master’s degree in Math Education from Georgia State University allowing her to teach and write college courses for Point University. Currently, Jen is working toward her Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law and is anticipating graduation in May 2023. She joined Anson Analytics in 2022 to assist clients in planning for the future by creating estate and financial plans that ensure their family, goals, and assets are protected. Jen enjoys consulting with clients to determine their needs to prepare documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care directives. Jen married Dale in 2002 and they have two adventurous teens, Wil and Gennevieve who love playing soccer and volleyball. When Jen is not cheering from the sidelines, she loves to read and exercise at CrossFit.

Pam Gibson

Accredited Investment Fiduciary

Pam Gibson came to Anson Analytics in March of 2013. She works primarily with our 401(k) participants providing individual meetings, employee education, and gaining enrollments. She has a B.S. in Computer Science, emphasis in finance, from LSU-Shreveport, graduating cum laude in May of 1995. Pam has completed Accredited Investment Fiduciary training and understands the gravity of helping someone with their financial decisions. She does not take her work lightly and through the Fi360 training she has put in the time and effort to study the best practices for putting the interest of the client first. Pam is married to Eric (who let’s Anson Analytics manage his 401(k) account!) and they have a daughter named Meghann who attends graduate school at Georgia Southern University. In her free time Pam enjoys teaching adult Sunday school classes at Trinity Fellowship Church in Sharpsburg, GA.

Kristin Vano

Office Manager

Kristin has lived in Peachtree City for 22 years and keeps Anson Analytics running through the day to day operations of the firm. She takes care of portfolio monitoring/balancing, quarterly billing, new client operations, and enhancing our client relationships. She loves learning new things and helping people, and finds her depth of responsibilities to be challenging and meaningful. She has a BS in Marketing from Auburn University, and a MS in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. Kristin is married to Dan and they have 3 daughters, 2 in college. In her free time, she enjoys running and learning to play golf.

Our Guiding Beliefs & Values

The "Why?" Behind Our Every Decision.

Every person deserves the chance to retire with dignity.

We are honored to serve individuals, families, and corporate retirement plans. We want to be a strategic asset for you and we pledge to be here for the long term.

Measuring and managing risks is far more important than chasing returns.

Far too many investors fail to understand or contemplate risk. We choose to take the right risks based on the best research.

Making a difference.

We see this as a mission, not just an operation. This mindset impacts every decision we make.

Our advice is backed by academic research and analysis

Our portfolios are founded on years of firsthand experience over many economic cycles. Our advice is backed by academic research and analysis so that you get empirically-grounded solutions from a firm that is determined to make the best decisions for your portfolio.

Cost Containment is Critical.

Excessive fees can hurt returns. We are obsessive about cost control.

We Are Portfolio Management Specialists.