Joining Havener Capital Partners as the Director of Research in 2012, Erik leads the due diligence and investment analysis of both current and prospective clients across a variety of traditional and alternative investment styles and vehicles.
Prior to joining the firm, Erik was a member of the Investment Committee for a $1B independent RIA where he led the manager research effort and assisted with asset allocation and economic research. Erik also supported the firm’s trading functions and on-going SEC compliance obligations.
In addition to his research experience, Erik has worked for various organizations in the financial services industry in the area of trade operations and compliance, including LPL Financial of Boston, Mass. and San Diego, Calif.
Erik is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Institute, Boston Security Analysts Society, and the Providence Society of Financial Analysts. Erik also received his Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM designation in 2008 from the College of Financial Planning. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in International Marketing and Finance, from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Penn. Erik also studied abroad at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
Besides his passion for numbers, Erik also loves great restaurants, good books and the New York Giants (he is a proud season ticket holder). He grew up in Connecticut and spent several years living in San Diego and Boston before moving to Rhode Island, the home state of his favorite idyll, Block Island.