Our Team

Samuel D. Webster

Samuel D. Webster, CIMA®  |  Managing Partner

Sam's primary responsibilities at Signal Ridge Capital Partners include overseeing the firm's comprehensive
planning efforts and ensuring that the plans and portfolios that are constructed are aligned with each client's
individual needs and circumstances.

Sam founded Signal Ridge Capital Partners in 2013 after four years advising clients at PW Global Advisors.
Prior to his time at PWGA, Sam spent ten years at UBS Financial Services and its predecessor firm PaineWebber.
Over the years, Sam has worked closely with high net worth individuals and institutional clients. He completed
the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) program through the Wharton School of Business at
the University of Pennsylvania, where he fostered his interest in financial theory and portfolio construction
techniques. He has been an active member of the Investment Management Consultants Association since
2003 and the Financial Planning Association since 2010.

Prior to entering the wealth management field, Sam graduated from Williams College with a BA in Economics
and captained the lacrosse team. Sam lives in Framingham, MA with his wife, three young sons, and two giant
dogs. His hobbies include reading, traveling, hiking, mountain biking and soccer.

(617) 607-3223
swebster@signalridgecp.com

John F. Smitka, JR.

John F. Smitka, Jr.  |   chief compliance officer

John's primary responsibilities at Signal Ridge Capital Partners include overseeing the firm's research efforts
and monitoring the investments made on behalf of clients. John also acts as Chief Compliance Officer for the firm.

John joined Signal Ridge Capital Partners in 2013. Prior to joining Signal Ridge, John operated Penguin
Global Wealth Management, LLC, in part as a sub-advisor to Tiedemann & Associates Investment Advisors.
Penguin was responsible for conducting investment research, generating portfolio analytics, and producing
market commentary. John received his MBA from the Boston College Carroll School of Management in
finance and securities analysis. He began his investment career as a portfolio manager for a large Rhode Island
bank that is now part of Bank of America. He returned to Boston College to earn a law degree and enjoyed a
successful career as an attorney with the Department of the Navy, as senior counsel for BostonEdison,
corporate general counsel for Eastern Utilities Associates, and as a partner with McDermott, Will & Emery in
Boston. In 2003, John decided to return to investment management. After receiving training and licensing
from UBS and Bank of America, he launched Penguin Global.

John attended Colgate University where he was a dual major in history and international relations. After Colgate,
John served as a destroyer officer in the Navy with a rank of lieutenant. John lives in Wellesley, MA with his wife
and has two children and one little dog. He enjoys rowing, sailing, squash, tennis, hiking and a bit of skiing.

(617) 607-3224
jsmitka@signalridgecp.com

Joshua M. Street, CFP®

Joshua M. Street, CFP®  |  PARTNER

Josh’s primary responsibilities at Signal Ridge Capital Partners include advising clients, research efforts,
and monitoring the investments made on behalf of clients.

Josh joined Signal Ridge Capital Partners full-time in 2014 after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Babson
College with a dual-concentration in finance and economics. Josh brings together a variety of applicable
extracurricular and academic experiences that complement his role at the firm. One of the recent experiences
he values most was his role as a student manager on the consumer team for the Babson College Fund, an
accredited, year-long course for selected undergraduate and graduate students to manage $1.9MM of
Babson’s endowment. Excelling within his many other finance and economics classes, he was selected by
Finance Faculty at Babson for the Outstanding Graduating Senior award, recognized by the Boston chapter
of Financial Executives International (FEI), as well as recognized by the Economics Faculty as a top student
and accordingly inducted into the Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society in Economics. Josh was also the
recipient of the Wallace P. Mors Award, which is presented on the basis of overall academic performance and
excellence in finance/investment courses. In addition to his accomplishments, Josh has also made the most
of his summer internships that gave him valuable insights into investment research, portfolio management,
financial planning, lending, and ForEx trading.

Josh currently lives in Salem, NH, and enjoys playing squash, riding his motorcycle, boating, snowboarding,
and bowhunting.

(617) 607-3225
jstreet@signalridgecp.com

Alyssa V. Baker

Alyssa V. Baker  |  OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Alyssa’s primary responsibilities at Signal Ridge Capital Partners include supporting the team with general
client service matters and working to ensure that operations run smoothly at the firm.

Alyssa joined Signal Ridge Capital Partners in 2018. Prior to this, Alyssa enjoyed a fifteen year career in corporate
retail as a buyer for Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and The TJX Companies. At TJX she was a women’s
apparel buyer in a highly strategic, fast-paced office producing $800M in annual sales.

Alyssa studied English and Art History at Boston College and attended St. Mark’s School in Southborough. She
lives in Medfield, MA with her husband and three young children. She enjoys spending time on Nantucket with
family, volunteering at her children’s school and playing tennis with friends.

(617) 607-3222
abaker@signalridgecp.com

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