About Us

Experience Matters

With over a century of combined experience in both financial markets and the corridors of the Capitol, Veda Partners is a uniquely situated investment advisor and consultancy. It is our mission to provide clients with the most pertinent data, analysis and forecasting as the various branches of government influence investment and business strategies. Veda provides hyper-focused and specialized insight into the fields where we have hands-on experience and a strong history of guiding investors away from the noise and towards the action.

Meet Our Team

A good team plays to their strengths. Every member of our team is the best at what they do– together we can accomplish anything.

  • Henrietta Treyz

    Managing Partner |  Director of Economic Policy Research

    Henrietta has been providing investors with economic policy analysis for...
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    Henrietta has been providing investors with economic policy analysis for over 15 years, leading a macroeconomic policy team through the recession, financial services reform, healthcare reform, and various trade policies of multiple administrations impacting the global marketplace and investment community. 

    Henrietta’s analysis is derived from legislative, regulatory, and political events nationally and at the state level on issues as diverse as the border tax adjustment, national security and other tariffs, taxation of foreign-derived earnings, corporate inversions, the debt ceiling, and other economic and fiscal priorities of Capitol Hill. Her thesis on trade has been consistent since 4Q2017 when the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law.  

    Henrietta led the macroeconomic policy team at a DC-based broker-dealer for eight years after serving in the U.S. Senate covering the Senate Finance, Banking, and Budget Committees most critically during the Great Recession. Her time in the Senate revolved around the creation and passage of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, and the automotive industry crisis of 2008-10. Prior to serving in the U.S. Senate, Henrietta covered tax, financial services, and deficit issues for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and served as a research fellow to Congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY). Before moving to Washington, Henrietta spent several years as a Research Associate at Zweig-DiMenna, LLC a long-standing hedge fund in New York.  

    Henrietta has covered mid-term and general elections for investors in each general and midterm election since 2010. She holds a BA in political science and literature from Fordham University and has been the Louisiana Chapter Leader of Everytown affiliate, Mom's Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and works closely with Mayors Against Illegal Guns. She currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg, The New York Times, and other news outlets.
    • Spencer Perlman

      Managing Partner |   Director of Healthcare Research

      Spencer has worked for 25 years in healthcare policy in...
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      Spencer has worked for 25 years in healthcare policy in the public and private sectors in Washington, D.C. He has significant experience analyzing complex federal regulation and legislative actions affecting various areas of the healthcare sector, including Medicare payment policies impacting providers and payers, the implementation of major healthcare legislation, and the movement by public and commercial payers from fee-for-service to value-based payments. He provides investors with insight into regulatory and legislative actions affecting acute care hospitals, post-acute care providers, managed care organizations, pharmaceutical companies, dialysis providers, clinical laboratories, and health technology.

      Prior to joining Veda, Spencer led the healthcare team at a Washington, D.C.-based broker-dealer. Earlier in his career, Spencer spent seven years as the President of a Washington-based government relations firm focused on providing public policy analysis and legislative advocacy to healthcare providers and biopharma companies. He began his career as the Legislative Director for the Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education. 

      Spencer earned his B.A. in history and English from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife and two sons.
      • Mark Albus

        Managing Partner | COO

        Mark is a finance professional with over 25 years of...
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        Mark is a finance professional with over 25 years of industry experience. He has a fundamental knowledge of investments across the capital structure and a deep understanding of highly regulated industries. He has a sales and trading background with a diverse client base ranging from large mutual funds and hedge funds to credit focused and options focused funds. He has experience sourcing and marketing private capital transactions and an extensive network of industry professionals from corporations, government, and the investment community. Mark holds a BA from Vanderbilt University where he was captain of the Varsity Golf team. He is a past chairman of the Georgetown University Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Parent Advisory Board, a past member of the Georgetown University Hospital Pediatrics Advisory Council, President of Manor Country Club, and a member of the Board of Open Door Sports, a Non-Profit organization committed to providing quality sports programming to under-served communities, specifically special needs children, low-income families and inner-city youth.  Mark lives in Kensington, MD with his wife Sarah and their four daughters.
        • Kenny Pouch

          Managing Partner | Director of Sales

          Kenny has over 25 years of experience in the financial...
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          Kenny has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. He began his career at Alex Brown, followed by Deutsche Bank, where he ran the healthcare sales and trading practice. He then went on to work at Washington DC based investment firms where he successfully advised institutional clients, including mutual funds, private equity firms, and multi-strategy hedge funds, on regulatory and policy issues. Kenny earned a degree from Trinity College, and resides in Washington, DC with his wife and two daughters.
          • David Common

            Senior Advisor

            David has over 35 years’ experience as a banker and...
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            David has over 35 years’ experience as a banker and healthcare analyst, with JPMorgan and TD Bank.  He helped JPM underwrite and place every non-investment grade healthcare bond from when the bank first obtained investment banking powers in 1996 until he joined Veda Partners in 2022. David has covered almost 200 healthcare companies: services, managed care, pharma, devices, life sciences, distribution and IT.  For half his 29 years with JPM he managed HY Research, the No. 1-ranked Institutional Investor sell-side team. David uses his investor, industry, and Washington contacts to evaluate the most important healthcare policy developments that will impact future investment performance. David is a chartered financial analyst (CFA), earned his MBA from Columbia, and splits his time between New York City and Miami Beach.