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 thirteen 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).
1998 – 2011
Frontier Asset Management
1996 – 1999
Northwestern University, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
2001 – present
Illinois Institute Of Technology, Stuart School of Business
1999 – present
Depaul University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
2001 – 2011
Fenchurch Capital Management
Senior Options trader
1990 – 1995
First Boston Corporation
Vice president, Mortgage Department and Proprietary Trading
1983 – 1990
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Areas of Expertise
MBA, Finance and Economics, graduated with distinction, top 10 percent, Beta Gamma Sigma honorary business society, 1979
BA, Economics, Dean’s List, 1978