Mr. DiCenzo is responsible for the overall operation and strategic direction of Cognios Capital. Cognios is a provider of both traditional and hedge fund asset management services to institutional clients. Prior to joining Cognios, Mr. DiCenzo led Scout Investment Advisors as President of the Scout Mutual Fund complex, the President & CEO of Scout Distributors and as a board director to the advisor. Over the past 25 years, he has focused on the strategic planning and growth for both institutional and mutual fund investment managers. Mr. DiCenzo is also the Chairman of Forenzo Vineyards and Wine Company, a long-time supporter of the Dramatist Guild Foundation. In addition, he serves as the independent chairman for the 360 Fund and FNEX Ventures mutual fund trusts and is a member of the Rhode Island College Endowment’s Investment Committee.