Stephen Hammers serves as Chief Portfolio Strategist for VictoryShares. In this role, he is focused on the continued growth of the firm’s rules-based investment solutions. Mr. Hammers supports the firm’s sales efforts by providing strategic beta insights and education to professional investors and clients. Having pioneered the firm’s volatility-weighted methodology, he also acts as a senior advisor to research and development initiatives at VictoryShares.
Mr. Hammers began his career with Merrill Lynch & Co. in early 1995. In 2003, he founded Trinity Planning & Consulting and joined forces with Compass in 2005 to form Compass EMP (acquired by Victory Capital in April 2015).
Mr. Hammers holds a B.S. in Aerospace from Middle Tennessee State University. He has also earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) certification sponsored by IMCA. Mr. Hammers is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association.