Hal Strong

SAB Financial Services

Hal Strong is responsible for expanding Genstar’s financial services practice, in particular in the areas of asset management, wealth management and financial technology.

Hal Strong serves as a Director of Altegris, Apex Group, Cetera Financial Group, Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), Mercer Advisors, and Strategic Insight.  He is a former Director of AssetMark.

Prior to joining Genstar, Hal was most recently Vice Chairman of Russell Investments, where he helped build Russell into a global investment company with $250 billion in assets under management serving individual, institutional and advisor clients in more than 40 countries. During Hal’s 18-year career at Russell, he also served as Russell’s Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Head of Alternative Investments and Head of Investment Banking, having founded the latter two businesses at Russell.

Hal has nearly 30 years of experience in the asset management and investment banking industries, beginning his career in the investment banking division of Salomon Brothers in New York.

Hal is an active member of the theatre community as a trustee and member of the executive committee of Seattle Repertory Theatre.


  • University of Washington, MBA
  • UC Berkeley, German
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