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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Philipp Hecker

Advisor, M.P.S. in Wealth Management; Wealth Management Strategist

Philipp Hecker believes that wealth, when properly managed, can be a force for good – for individuals, their families, and the communities they live in.

Philipp is CEO of Bento Engine, a FinTech at the intersection of technology and wealth management advice. Previously, he focused on defining and implementing client-centric growth strategies in the wealth and asset management industries. After completing his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School in 2002, he spent 5 years with the Boston Consulting Group in New York, before joining Deutsche Bank in 2007. At Deutsche Bank, he helped integrate and grow key U.S. acquisitions such as Bankers Trust, Alex Brown and Scudder. Philipp joined J.P. Morgan in 2013, where he held several wealth management leadership positions through 2020, including Global Head of Strategy. He also launched and led J.P. Morgan’s Wealth Planning & Advice organization, which includes The Advice Lab, The Philanthropy Centre and the firm-wide Goals-Based Advice teams. 

Philipp is passionate about financial planning, behavioral finance and teaching children about the important concepts of money and wealth. In his spare time he enjoys German expressionist art, global travel and squash, and he resides in CT with his wife, four young children, and black lab "Lou.


  • M.B.A., Harvard Business School
  • Diploma, University of Passau, Germany