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Edward Boll(CEO, Member of Investment Committee)
Mr. Boll has more than 20 years of experience trading derivatives. Prior to forming EAB Investment Group and co-founding J&B Partners, Mr. Boll co-founded DC Trading Partners, LLC in 2005, which developed proprietary trading methods, analytics and market making algorithms. He also spent three years with the Goldman Sachs SLK-Hull Derivatives Group as the portfolio risk manager and 10 years with TFM Investment Group, where he created and managed TFM’s American Stock Exchange options specialist unit and ETF arbitrage group.
Mr. Boll received a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Pennsylvania State University.
William Visconto(CFO/COO, Member of Investment Committee)
Prior to joining EAB Investment Group and J&B Partners, Mr. Visconto was head volatility trader at McGowan Investors LLC, where he implemented the firm’s strategy in the volatility arbitrage space and deployed the firm’s capital to maximize returns. Before joining McGowan, Mr. Visconto was co-founder of Volare Capital, a hedge fund that pursued statistical/volatility arbitrage strategies in index and single stock options. Mr. Visconto was the head of portfolio management and trading floor operations for PFTC Advisors and PFTC Trading.
Mr. Visconto received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Scranton.
Jim Ryan(President, Member of Investment Committee)
Mr. Ryan has 25 years of trading experience in equities, futures and derivatives. Prior to joining EAB Investment Group, Mr. Ryan co-founded RB Derivatives LP in 2006, where he developed proprietary algorithms based on quantitative research and automated the execution through proprietary software. Previously, Mr. Ryan co-founded Heard Trading, LLC in 1990, which specialized in volatility arbitrage in index and equity options.
Mr. Ryan received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Richmond.
Arnim S. Holzer(Global Macro Strategist, Client Portfolio Manager and Founder of the EAB Correlation Defense Index)
Arnim has served as Chief Investment Officer, Strategist, Portfolio Manager, and Client Service and Marketing executive at several firms over the past 30 years. Prior to joining EAB Mr. Holzer founded a tail risk consulting firm, ASH Strategy, LLC, where he developed a novel multi asset hedging approach for institutional, high net worth, and family office investors. For 6 years he managed or served as senior strategist on multi asset funds or strategies at Deutsche Asset management and Scudder. While at Deutsche he was the portfolio manager on approximately $3 billion of assets in domestic and offshore multi-asset funds. He also founded and managed a multi asset offshore hedge fund at Israel Discount Bank of New York. He has over 30 years of global macro and multi asset experience.
Mr. Holzer’s investment philosophy is a unique blend of fundamental, technical and, quantitative disciplines honed over the years of working with many of the top firms and investors in each of these disciplines. His particular macro skill is understanding the relationships of correlation and volatility in the optimization of portfolio construction and return generation. Mr. Holzer received his undergraduate Economics degree from Princeton University and his MBA-Finance from Fordham University. He holds a Series 7 and 65 Registered Representative securities registration.Read Less