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Stuart McCrary

Managing Director
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Overview

Stuart McCrary is a trader and portfolio manager who specializes in traditional and alternative investments, quantitative valuation, risk management, and financial software. Before joining BRG, he spent 13 years consulting on a wide range of capital markets issues including litigation consulting, valuation, modeling, and risk management. Previously, he was president of Frontier Asset Management, a market-neutral hedge fund. He held positions with Fenchurch Capital Management as senior options trader and CS First Boston as vice president and market maker, where he traded OTC options and mortgage-backed securities. Prior to that, he was a vice president with the Securities Groups and a portfolio manager with Comerica Bank.

Mr. McCrary is the author of several books, including How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund: A Professional’s Guide (John Wiley & Sons, 2002).

Education

Northwestern University
MBA, Finance and Economics, Graduated with Distinction (top 10 percent), Beta Gamma Sigma honorary business society, 1979
B.A., Economics, 1978 (Dean's List)

Employment History

Navigant Economics
Principal
1998 - 2011

Frontier Asset Management
President
1996 - 1999 

Northwestern University, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Adjunct faculty
2001 - present

Illinois Institute Of Technology, Stuart School of Business 
Adjunct faculty
1999 - present

Depaul University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Adjunct faculty
2001 - 2011

Fenchurch Capital Management
Senior Options trader
1990 - 1995 

First Boston Corporation
Vice president, Mortgage Department and Proprietary Trading
1983 - 1990 

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Affiliations

Credentials

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)