A Legacy of Personal Service
Stillwater Capital is an objective, multi-generational team of independent, informed advisors who are seasoned in portfolio management, financial planning, and institutional consulting. We offer the investment independence to truly customize each clients' portfolio to meet their specific goals.
Stillwater Capital is built on the strong, 40 year legacy of dynamic investment services. The firm is led by Doug and Jack Swope, who – along with our clients – have been consistently empowered by the same outstanding administrative support for over 25 years. A relationship with Stillwater Capital is a deep personal relationship with the entire team, all working in concert to achieve our client’s objectives.
Doug Swope, CFP®
Doug is a Founding Partner and the Managing Director of Stillwater Capital. Thirty years ago, Doug began his career in financial services with Delaware Investments in Philadelphia. In 1992 he took a position with Merrill Lynch in Seattle, WA and later spent 13 years with Smith Barney. While at Smith Barney he was a member of the Director's Council, served on the Portfolio Management Group's Advisory Council, became a founding member of the Portfolio Management Institute and a member of the Association of Professional Investment Consultants. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from the University of Richmond's E. Claiborne Robins School of Business. Doug is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He and his wife Jeanne have three children and live in Berwyn, PA.
Jack Swope, CFP®
Jack is a Founding Partner of Stillwater Capital. His career has spanned over 50 years, starting with Paine Webber and then followed by his distinguished 25 year career at Smith Barney which was highlighted by appointment to the Director's Advisory Group, where he advised on the integration of Smith Barney and Shearson Lehman in 1993, his acceptance as one of the first Fiduciary Portfolio Managers approved by CitiTrust due to his portfolio management skills and high level of integrity and his 35 year designation as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Jack and his wife Joan, raised four children and currently reside in Newtown Square, PA.
Chris Dautrich, CFP®
Chris is a Founding Member of Stillwater Capital. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from University of Richmond's E. Claiborne Robins School of Business, his career began in Richmond, VA with Virginia Asset Management and later worked with the Vanguard Group in the retirement plan division. Chris served as a Portfolio Manager with Girard Partners in King of Prussia and then with Smith Barney. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He and his wife Devon, reside in Wayne, PA with their two daughters.
Bill Hudson, CFP®
Bill joined Stillwater Capital from a highly successful UBS Wealth Management team in New York, NY. As a Wealth Strategy Associate, he assisted with trading, client reporting and development of asset allocation strategies. Bill is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. Bill graduated from Colby College with a B.A. in History and a minor in Administrative Sciences. Playing football helped Bill develop the discipline and work ethic that he applies to his job at Stillwater Capital. He currently resides in Wayne, PA.
Marge Stuski, Director of Operations
Marge is a Founding Member of Stillwater Capital. She spent the first three years of her career in cash management at the iconic Philadelphia firm of Butcher & Singer’s investment office and soon took on additional responsibilities in stock certificates, security transfers and trade settlement. In 1988 she was the perfect fit when Jack Swope was looking for a bright, hardworking sales assistant to help his growing team. Her desire to help clients in any way, and as thoroughly as possible, is evident every day. Marge has been at the center of our client service team for over 30 years. She and her family live in Philadelphia.
Jeannie Turvey, Director of Operations
Jeannie is a Founding Member of Stillwater Capital. Her career in financial services began with Merrill Lynch in the operations department. In 1992 she took a new position as a sales assistant at Smith Barney. After demonstrating a strong work ethic, an understanding of the industry and a natural talent to work with clients, she was hired in 1993 to work with the top producer within the Smith Barney office, Jack Swope and his team. Jeannie has been delivering outstanding service to our clients for over 25 years. She lives in Philadelphia with her family.