Walnut Capital Management

The WCM Team

Historic Walnut Street District

Founded in 2007, Walnut Capital Management is an independent wealth management practice, managing approximately $350 million in client assets. We work closely with clients to develop sound strategies for their future through ongoing, collaborative relationships. Client assets are held at Charles Schwab and Fidelity.

Jay Handy
Jay Handy

Managing Partner

Michigan State University, B.S. Business
Edgewood College, Madison, WI
Merrill Lynch, 1987-2007
Formed Walnut Capital Management, 2007-present


D. Robin Walker
D. Robin Walker

Managing Partner

University of Arkansas, B.S. Business Administration
College for Financial Planning
Certified Financial Planner™ Certification
Merrill Lynch, 1982-2001
Morgan Stanley, 2001-2007
Formed Walnut Capital Management, 2007-present


Carolyn Hoffman
Carolyn Hoffman

Executive Vice President

University of Missouri, Columbia, Bachelor of Journalism
Drury University, Master in Eductaion
Smith Barney, 1997-2009
Joined Walnut Capital Management, 2009


Cathy Lilley
Cathy Lilley

Registered Client Service Associate

First National Bank, Hutchinson, KS, 1976-1994
Commerce Bank, 1994-1998
Stifel, Nicolaus, 1998-2003
Smith Barney, 2003-2009
Joined Walnut Capital Management, 2009

Jonathan C. Timson
Jonathan C. Timson

Managing Partner

San Diego State University, B.S. Finance
Merrill Lynch, 1994-2001
Morgan Stanley, 2001-2007
Formed Walnut Capital Management, 2007-present


Andrea Batey
Andrea Batey

Executive Vice President

Drury University, B.S. Business Administration
Smith Barney, 1996-2009
Joined Walnut Capital Management, 2009


Molly Crider
Molly Crider

Operations/ Administrative Manager

Drury University, B.S. Business Administration
Springfield Public Schools Foundation, Administrative Director, 2000-2003
Morgan Stanley, 2003-2007
Formed Walnut Capital Management, 2007-present