Chris focuses on risk assessment and management for the Defined Risk Strategy investments and positions. He monitors risk across all of Swan’s portfolios and as a member of the Investment Management Committee contributes to strategic decision making as well as serving as an additional layer of oversight for the trading team. As a Chartered Market Technician®, he also acts as Chief Technical Strategist at Swan Global Investments.
Earlier in his career, Chris was a Senior Market-Maker for Wolverine Trading and traded on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, trading options on the S&P 500 futures index, and on the Pacific Stock Exchange, trading options on Microsoft. He also spent time as lead instructor for the International Trading Institute Ltd., teaching option strategies and risk management techniques to market makers and traders from around the world. In addition, he also spent time in roles as Senior Portfolio Manager, Chief Portfolio Strategist and Director of Trading Operations for Saliba Portfolio Management, a hedge fund specializing in overlay solutions in Chicago, IL.
Chris is a member of the CMT Association and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. He has spoken on numerous panels regarding option strategies and is aco-host for the The Advisor’s Option podcast on The Options Insider Radio Network.