Executive Team

<strong>Mark Eicker</strong>
Mark EickerChief Investment Officer

About Mark Eicker

Mark Eicker began his financial career at Smith Barney in 1993, and has since continued to dedicate his professional career to helping investors achieve their investment goals while also attempting to reduce their risk.  As Chief Investment Officer, Mark has developed a set of proprietary algorithms that seek to significantly reduce portfolio volatility and downside market exposure, while also striving for positive returns in any market environment.  In this role, he continues to develop new investment strategies that can take advantage of the inconsistencies of the capital markets.

Mark has been quoted in numerous national investment publications as well as respected trade magazines, and has recently been selected to be a contributor for Forbes. He can also be found speaking and presenting on the ETF industry, the global economy and other investment related topics at industry conferences and events across the country.

Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Mexico, where he received the honor of 1st Team Western Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete Award in 1989 for football.

In addition to his enjoyment of football, Mark enjoys spending time reading, golfing, hiking and traveling abroad.