About Us

The sole purpose of this business is to help people. Our knowledge and expertise just happen to be in the areas of finance and economics. So the best way we can help is by using that knowledge and expertise to improve the financial lives of people and those they care about.

Our Primary means of accomplishing our purposes is through:

  • Education,
  • Allocation, and
  • Vigilance

Education is key to helping clients feel confident when navigating through the ofttimes murky waters of the markets and economy. The right allocation is essential for helping clients meet their financial goals. And vigilance is necessary to take hold of as many opportunities and avoid as many pitfalls as possible.

Our Team

Kent A. Misener, CFA

CEO and Chief Portfolio Manager

Kent graduated from Utah State University in 1976 with Bachelor of Science degrees in economics and finance. Kent also obtained his MBA from Utah State University in 1977. Since then, he has served as a bond portfolio manager, treasurer, and Chief Investment Officer managing over $8 billion in assets for a large private benefits management company. Kent has served as a member of several boards and committees including corporations, foundations, non-profits, government agencies and a high net worth family office including: Intermountain Healthcare, Arkona Inc., Deseret First Credit Union, The Community Foundation of Utah, The Virginia G. Piper Foundation, and The School and Institutional Trust Fund for the State of Utah. He has appeared as an expert witness concerning investment returns in federal trials. He has also been a guest speaker at national conferences concerning global and national financial markets, and has lectured on the benefits of active investing. Kent’s personal interests revolve around his family, participating in triathlons, and working with and for the betterment of young people.

Gregory R. Misener, Esq.

Chief Compliance Officer

In 2002, Greg received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications/Public Relations from the University of Utah. Greg went on to obtain his Juris Doctorate degree from the Jacob D.Fuchsberg, Touro College of Law in New York. While in law school Greg served as an intern for Judge Renee Roth of the Manhattan Surrogate Court. He also worked as a staff member for Touro’s Journal of Race Gender and Ethnicity, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of The Restatement – Touro’s student newspaper.

Sarah Cox

Director of Business Development and Client Relations

Sarah has been a member of the Able and Strong Investing Team since 2017 working as an Office Manager/Administrative Assistant. In July 2021 Sarah passed her series 65 Exam and has been transitioning into her new role as an Investment Advisor Representative and overseeing business development and client relations. Along with working Part time for VeraPath Global Investing Sarah is finishing her bachelor’s degree with BYU-Idaho online in Applied Business Management. When Sarah is not working or going to school you can find her outdoors with her husband and four children enjoying anyone of many outdoor hobbies such as camping, hiking, biking, water sports or snow sports.

Christy Adams

Administrative Assistant

Christie is our newest addition to Able and Strong Advisors. Before starting with Verapath, she taught elementary school and private piano lessons for many years.  Christie has a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from Weber State University and loved her time teaching and working with children, but wanted some new challenges.  She loves working for a great company whose mission statement is: “Help Someone Today”.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, playing the piano, reading and doing crafts.  Christie looks forward to getting to know the clients better and helping them out any way she can.