Brian comes to Havener from IPS Strategic Capital, a quantitative RIA firm specializing in options and hedging, where he served as a Quantitative Analyst. Brian backtested various options strategies, created structured notes, analyzed options portfolio Greeks, performed back-end software development, supported mutual fund operations, performed due diligence for clients, and marketing functions like SEO and competitor research. During this time, he also served as the teaching assistant for a class on hedging commodities at the JP Morgan Commodities Center at the University of Colorado – Denver.
Brian also worked for a startup and succeeded in gaining acceptance to an extended venture accelerator, which included an investment in the firm and world-class mentoring from successful entrepreneurs and adjunct professors
Prior to IPS, Brian served 10 years in the Army as a Green Beret. There, Brian gained expertise in unconventional warfare, intelligence collection, information operations, and human intelligence, in addition to more traditional special operations missions.
Brian Hennigan graduated from the University of Colorado – Denver with an MBA in Marketing and an MS in Finance & Risk Management. Concurrently, he received a graduate certificate in commodities from the JP Morgan Center for Commodities. Brian also holds an MA in Security Management.
Born in Trinidad, CO, and growing up in New Mexico, Brian is an avid fly-fisherman. He loves spending time with friends, volunteering, investing with options, bocce ball and the outdoors.