Leadership Team


Wayne F. Holly

President & Chairman


Wayne Holly is President and Chairman of Sage Rutty & Company.  Joining the firm in 1980, he assumed the role of President, after mastering many positions within the firm.  His strong beliefs in traditional values and ethical standards insures he is perfectly suited to lead Sage Rutty.  Wayne holds a variety of licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics from Alfred University, as well as successful completion of the Securities Industry Association Executive Education Program at the Wharton School of Finance.  


An advocate for at-risk children, Wayne currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Bivona Child Advocacy Center.  In addition, he and his wife, Judy are deeply involved in the Monroe County Foster Care Program, having helped raise in excess of 50 foster children.

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Anne C. Catillaz

Corporate Vice President, Operations


Anne Catillaz, heads up the company's operations.  While implementing corporate strategy and strengthening the firms culture and values, Anne has developed a deep understanding of Sage Rutty's clients and their business, positioning her well for working with Advisors and Sales Support.  Joining Sage Rutty’s senior management team in 2000, Anne has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and is responsible for managing the financial operations and compliance.  Anne is active in the industry serving as a Licensed Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Dispute Resolution Forum and is licensed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  


Matthew J. Lacey

Controller, Corporate Treasurer


Matthew Lacey joined Sage Rutty's management team in 2007. He is responsible for internal controls, Sage Rutty’ s accounting, as well as adherence to federal and state regulatory requirements. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York College at Geneseo.

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Robert L. Lohwater

Chief Compliance Officer


Rob Lohwater is Sage Rutty’s Chief Compliance Officer.  Joining Sage Rutty in 2014, Rob brings 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.  His responsibilities include developing, implementing, communicating, and reviewing the corporate policies and procedures designed to enable the company to effectively manage risk and remain in compliance with the various regulatory authorities.  Rob graduated from St. John Fisher College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.  He holds licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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Victoria Ferren, CFP


Director of Financial Planning


Victoria is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner, a graduate of SUNY at Geneseo, and a Certified Corporate Paralegal through advanced studies at Adelphi University. She has in excess of thirty years of experience in the financial arena with expertise in trusts and estates, not-for-profits, charitable gifting, income tax, wealth management and business continuity planning. Victoria is securities, health and life insurance licensed and is a Trust Representative of National Advisors Trust Company. As Director of Financial Planning with Sage Rutty and Company, Inc., she is responsible for data integrity and plan design in cash flow, taxation, risk management, estate planning, charitable gifting and business exit strategies. Victoria, a member of the Estate Planning Council of Rochester, the National Association of Tax Practitioners, and the Financial Planning Association, is an active Rotarian and a Paul Harris Award Recipient. She is greatly involved in the community and supports the Rotary, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Shelter Box, & Handicapped Children’s Camp for Monroe County.  

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Sara Hafner

Operations Manager


Sara Hafner is Sage Rutty’s Operations Manager.  Joining Sage Rutty in 2012, her responsibilities include management of the firm’s operations staff, process design and control and client service monitoring.  Sara graduated from St. John Fisher College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.  She holds licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the New York State Insurance Department.

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Trevor Holly

Corporate Vice President


Trevor Holly is responsible for coordinating Sage Rutty's marketing efforts.  As the manager of Sage Rutty University, he  facilitates the presentation of free informational workshops on a wide range of financial topics. Trevor was born and raised in Rochester and is a graduate of The University at Buffalo.  

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