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Vines Capital Management 


Over three decades of managing traditional and alternative assets through various market cycles.

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Ken Vines, CIMA®, AIF®

President and Founder of Vines Capital Management

Ken is the managing member of Vines Capital Management with over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry. As the Chief Investment Officer and a Certified Investment Manager Analyst® (CIMA®), Ken guides the firm’s asset allocation framework and investment strategies. As the Chief Compliance Officer, Ken oversees Vines Capital Management business operations ensuring compliance with state regulation. Prior to Vines Capital Management, Ken worked for Dean Witter in New Orleans and then co-founded FPL Capital Management in 1997. In 2002, Ken co-founded FPL Asset Management, a multi-million dollar investment advisory firm, where he managed portfolios for individuals and employer retirement plans. Ken is a graduate of University of Louisiana Monroe and received his MBA from Louisiana State University in Finance. He then earned the Certified Investment Manager Analyst® designation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ken has also completed continuing education through the Investment & Wealth Institute. 



Ken started his career at Dean Witter, the stock brokerage and securities firm catering to over 3.2 million retail clients in the United States.



Co-founded FPL Asset Management where he grew assets under management to over $400 million. Ken led the firm’s investible assets for individuals and employer retirement plans. 



Founded Vines Capital Management with the goal of providing a customized and comprehensive solution that combines independent asset management with a personalized planning approach.

At Vines Capital Management, we look beyond the obvious and challenge consensus to find the most compelling opportunities for our clients.



Download the Vines Capital Management Presentation to lean more about how we can help you develop a personalized strategy using investment solutions with continual oversight and accountability.