Alex Pazdan is a portfolio manager and member of the investment management team for CEMP. In this role, he helps manage asset allocation of the funds and coordinate trading activities. CEMP (formerly Compass EMP) was acquired by Victory Capital in April 2015 and is a Victory Capital investment franchise.
Mr. Pazdan joined CEMP in 2010. Previously, he was a founding principal of Persistent Capital Management, a commodity trading advisor, where he created and developed all of the firm’s strategies and trading programs. Earlier in his career, he worked as a trader, researcher and senior market strategist for Eclipse Capital Management. While there, he developed the firm’s first quantitative, fundamentally based strategies and helped Eclipse grow its assets under management from $40 million to over $500 million.
Mr. Pazdan holds a B.S. in economics and psychology from Vanderbilt University.