Kristi de Grys
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Investment Officer
As Chief Operating and Investment Officer, Kristi is responsible for the firm’s investment offerings, client service, and operations. She and her team are focused on delivering ever greater value to our clients through outstanding service, diversified investment offerings, and easy-to-use technology.
Director of Alternative Investments
Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor, CFA®,, CFP®,
Andy is the Portfolio Manager for our Diversified Income Strategy and serves clients in an advisory capacity out of our Spokane office. In Diversified Income, he is responsible for the investment research, portfolio construction and asset allocation, trading, risk management, and day-to-day portfolio management.
As a Research Analyst, Lev works to improve Merriman’s core investment solutions using an evidenced based approach. Lev spends his days researching specific topics, performing custom client analyses, preparing client materials and improving automated systems.
The main function of bonds in a portfolio is downside protection. Despite the lower expected returns for bonds going forward, it is important to understand the characteristics of bonds and why we own them.
Investors like you are, by definition, actively planning for your financial future. At Merriman, we understand that you also want to make sure the world is bright for future generations. Learn about some of the ways you can invest in line with your values.
Capital markets react in real time to aggregate predictions of the future and, on average, price in an overly pessimistic view compared to the ultimate outcome. Currently, there is growing fear of a large drop off in global business activity due to the spread of COVD-19 outside of China.
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