Versant Capital Management, Inc. leader named to prestigious Sun Devil 100 list

Thomas Connelly has been named to the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2018


Tom Connelly

Tempe, AZ, May 8, 2018

Thomas Connelly, CFA, founder, president and chief investment officer of Versant Capital Management, Inc., was named to the prestigious Sun Devil 100 Class of 2018, which is sponsored by the Arizona State University Alumni Association. Connelly was honored on April 25 at a celebration on ASU’s Tempe campus.

The Sun Devil 100 celebrates the achievements of ASU alumni who own or lead businesses across the globe. Spanning industries and locations, the university has an impressive history of entrepreneurship and leadership from its students and alumni, and the Sun Devil 100 awards program invites these innovative leaders back to campus for a celebration in their honor.

Versant Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 2004, and provides customized wealth management and investment services for high net worth clients, including individuals, families and their related entities, trusts, corporate pension and profit sharing plans, closely held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and other tax-exempt entities, with a focus on multi-generational and next-generation education. Tom Connelly graduated from ASU in 1985 with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

To be considered for the Sun Devil 100, companies must be Sun Devil-owned or -led, been in business for at least three years, shown revenues of $250,000 in a calendar year, and operate in a manner consistent with the ASU Charter.

To see a list of all honorees for this year’s class of the Sun Devil 100, visit

About the Arizona State University Alumni Association
Founded in 1894, the ASU Alumni Association connects ASU’s half-million Sun Devils living around the globe. Dedicated to serving and uniting all graduates of ASU, the Alumni Association hosts programs and oversees numerous groups that enhance the alumni experience and help alumni engage with their alma mater, which U.S. News & World Report ranked the No. 1 University for Innovation ahead of Stanford and MIT in 2016, 2017, and 2018. For more information, visit