• William Stanert

    Portfolio Manager - Principal

Bill works with clients to help them achieve their life goals. When it comes to important investment and planning decisions, do you want to go it alone or have an experienced investment professional help?

As detailed in our webpage, “The Value of an Advisor at Moondance” we help our clients with planning and strategizing to achieve a comfortable retirement, educating their children, and making sound decisions regarding their investments.

The majority of Bill’s career prior to opening Moondance Investment Advisors was at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as a Senior Portfolio Manager – First V.P. Investments.

He also built upon his investment acumen and expertise at global investment firms such as Merrill Lynch and UBS Financial Services. While working at the New York headquarters of a well-known investment firm, he regularly was exposed to advanced strategies such as merger arbitrage, private equity, venture capital and tax planning techniques for corporations.

Bill’s clientele has included business owners and Fortune 500 executives, physicians, attorneys and multi-generational families as well as churches, foundations and retirement plans. For new clients, he generally works with clients who invest $100,000 or more with us.

William was featured on WCAU TV, channel 10 news, "Live at Five", in an interview discussing market volatility.

William can provide Continuing Legal Education (CLE) to Attorneys and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) to Certified Public Accountants.

William is available for public speaking engagements as well as interviews.

He was a featured speaker at the UBS Financial Services, Inc. conference, held for new recruits, in Washington, DC.


  •  BBA, Temple University
  •  Enrolled in the Boston University CFP curriculum.
  •  Advanced IRA Training at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.


  • Eagle Scout.
  • Past President & Director, current member of Bucks County Estate Planning Council.
  • Member of the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council.
  • Doylestown Lodge 245.
  • Participant in the American Cancer Society’s Charity Bike-athon from Philadelphia to  Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Member of the Appalachian Mountain Club. Has hiked the Presidential Range     Traverse as well many miles on the Appalachian Trail from Virginia to New Hampshire.
  • Married to wife Shaun for 30+ years.


  • Series 65, Investment Advisor Representative.
  • Series 7 Registered Representative.
  • Series 9 & 10 General Securities Sales Supervisor (branch manager).
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent.
  • Life and Annuities.