Shana Orczyk Sissel

Founder & President,

Banrion Capital Management

  • Founder & President Banríon Capital Management
  • Sought-After Speaker & Media Contributor on CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg & TD Ameritrade Network
  • Advocates for Women in Finance

About Shana Orczyk

As founder and president of Banrion Capital Management, Shana Orczyk Sissel helps independent advisors navigate the complex world of alternative investing, bridging the gap between public and private alternative investment opportunities. Additionally, she assists clients with investment platform development, alternatives in portfolio construction, and developing best practice in alternative investment due diligence. In this role, Ms. Sissel assisted in the launch of Armada ETF Advisors, and served as a key advisor in the firm's recent launch of its first ETF product, the Home Appreciation US REIT ETF (HAUS). She is a sought-after speaker and media contributor, appearing frequently at industry events and on major financial news outlets like CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business Network, and the TD Ameritrade Network. Ms. Sissel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sport management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst before receiving a Master of Business Administration degree from Bentley University's McCallum School of Business. She is a proud holder of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.

Shana Orczyk's Videos

Peter Lynch once said, Know what you own and know why you own it. There are many ways investors have interpreted this lesson over the years, but at its core what I think Lynch meant was to invest in what you know and invest in what you love. Those two things are intertwined in many ways. The world of Alternative Investments is broad and includes everything from private equity, hedge funds to collectibles and real estate. Everyone is capable of investing in ways that align with their personal passions, whether those passions be driven by ego or impact. Learn more about how investing in the alternative space can bring the benefits of diversification but also create a personal connection to your portfolio.

Since the Great Financial Crisis, many have argued for the evolution of portfolio construction. Increasing access to alternative investment strategies has allowed investors the ability to create better, risk managed, diversified portfolios. The time is now when it comes to making room for alternatives.