Dennis Tilley

Chief Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager
Dennis is responsible for Merriman’s overall investment approach, including the proactive improvement of investment programs, oversight of research and portfolio management activities, and the development of new investment solutions when needed.

Alex Golubev

Portfolio Manager, CFA®

Alex joined the Investment Manager and the hedge fund management team in February 2012. Alex is responsible for conducting ongoing investment research, trading system development, portfolio valuation, day-to-day portfolio management, automation and trading.

Kristi de Grys

Director of Research

Kristi joined the research team in 2016. Kristi conducts ongoing investment research and implements portfolio improvements to our MarketWise program. With the team, she actively pursues improvements in asset allocation, fund selection, and asset location.

Andrew Bloom

Portfolio Manager, CFA®

Prior to joining Merriman in 2016, Andy was Investment Strategy Director at Summit Capital. Andy received his BA in Accounting from Seattle University in 2005 where he played basketball for the Redhawks.

Matthew Rudolf

Portfolio Manager

Matt diligently scans the marketplace for new investment ideas across the capital markets spectrum, drawing on his years of experience as a corporate banker to gain insight into a company’s performance and financial stability.

Kevin Glynn

Portfolio Manager

Having joined the Merriman team in 2016, Kevin draws on his nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently with Summit Capital and Glynn Portfolio Management LLC.

Robert Martin

General Partner, Echelon Partners, LP

Rob is not an employee of Merriman, but is the Portfolio Manager and General Partner of Echelon Partners LP, an unaffiliated private investment partnership focused on providing absolute returns, uncorrelated to the traditional capital markets.

Gerard Figurelli

Trader

Gerard is responsible for vigilantly monitoring securities in the firm’s portfolios as well as executing trade orders. In addition, Gerard ensures the investment team is kept up to speed on breaking news and company developments.

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Merriman on High-Frequency Trading

If you’ve been tuned into financial news lately, you’ve no doubt heard about High-Frequency Trading (HFT). HFT is not new. In fact, it’s been around for over 20 years. Investopedia defines HFT as: A program trading platform that uses powerful computers to transact a...

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