Avery Prkna Named Partner of Verdence Capital Advisors

HUNT VALLEY, MD—November 20, 2018—Verdence Capital Advisors has recently expanded their leadership team appointing Avery A. Prkna AIF®, CRPC® as a new partner.

With more than 30 years of experience, growing from administrative assistant to administrative manager, junior advisor, senior advisor, director, and now, partner, Prkna is the firm’s longest-tenured employee.

Prkna will continue to interface with many of the firm’s clients, providing personalized and comprehensive service, now with the added responsibility of strengthening the partnership and future of the firm as it continues to achieve results for its diverse client base of individuals, families, foundations, endowments, trusts, and corporations.

“I am proud to announce this well-deserved promotion. Avery’s keen insight, professionalism, and talents have impacted our firm’s advancement and company culture for the past 30 years. Her experience and the special relationship she has forged with each member of our team brings a new voice to the table—one that further enhances our growth strategy and vision,” said Leo Kelly, founding partner and CEO, Verdence.

Prkna is a Frostburg, Maryland native and earned her B.S. in Sociology from Towson University. Prior to working at Verdence, she was an Assistant Vice President and Financial Advisor with the Kelly Group at Merrill Lynch.

About Verdence Capital Advisors (
Verdence Capital Advisors is a nationally-recognized private wealth advisory and multi-family office firm headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, with an office in Northern Virginia.  Committed to the principle that advice should be transparent, customized and given without conflicts of interest, true independence is one of the guiding principles of Verdence Capital Advisors.  For more information visit

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