Ian Joyce

Lead Investment & Operations Analyst


  • University of Chicago

    Bachelor of Arts

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Ian Joyce is the Lead Investment & Operations Analyst at Resonant Capital Advisors. He assists the alternatives investment team with screening new private investment opportunities and the marketable investments team with portfolio management.

Prior to Resonant, Ian worked for First Business Bank and a private hedge fund in Madison.

A Middleton native, Ian graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Public Policy. He was a member and captain of the men’s basketball team. Ian and his wife Angela live in Fitchburg with their dog, Hazel.

If you have a completely open schedule on a weekend, what do you most enjoy doing?

Going fishing or taking my wife out for date night.

What profession did you want to have when you were young?

Marine Biologist.

What song would you sing at Karaoke night?

Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash.

What is your favorite movie of all-time?

The Other Guys or Christmas Vacation.

What’s the last book you read?

Pirate by Clive Cussler.

What three items would you take on a deserted island?

A fishing rod, a luxury tent and 27 refrigerated kegs of beer (ideally an amber or a Scotch ale, but beggars can’t be choosers).

Who are the three people that have influenced you the most?

My mom, my dad, and Clark W. Griswold in no particular order.

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?

The Vatican Secret Archives or cage diving with great white sharks in South Africa.

What’s your secret talent that no one knows about?

I am a young, budding Clark Griswold in the Christmas Lights game.

If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?

All the world’s languages.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Don’t dismiss volleyball and golf so soon, protect those knees.

What do you do to turn things around when you are having a bad day?

Remember the bigger picture.

What are your favorite restaurants?

Casetta Kitchen & Counter and Sardine.

What is the first job you ever held?

Cashier/Associate at a pet store.

What is your favorite book about investing? Favorite investment-related quote?

It is more self-investment than “how to invest”, which I think is probably more important, but Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill resonated for me. Favorite investing-related quote is, “Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.” – John Maynard Keynes