" Michael Lent is a financial advisor with Veris Wealth Partners, LLC. He also serves as Veris’ Chief Investment Officer. Veris Wealth Partners is an independent wealth management firm founded by five partners who share a deep conviction in the interdependence of values and wealth. Veris believes managing that interdependence with knowledge and wisdom delivers benefits for individuals, companies, and society.
"Michael brings extensive experience in aligning sound investment planning with his clients’ values. Prior to Veris, Michael was the Manager of the New York office of Progressive Asset Management for 13 years. He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) and has held Registered Representative (Series 7) and Registered Principal (Series 24) licenses. Michael specializes in financial consulting for individuals, foundations and non-profit organizations.
"Michael is a trustee of The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925, which seeks to assist young people, particularly minorities and those disadvantaged by poverty, to achieve their full potential as individuals and as active participants in a democratic society. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Lotus Music and Dance, a New York City organization that promotes traditional ethnic dance forms. Michael is a member of the Social Venture Network, and the Investment Management Consultant Association. He is a runner and appreciates the balance that comes from his yoga practice and Alexander table work." 
- Chair, US SIF
Resources and articles
- US SIF Board, organizational web page, accessed June 2, 2013.