Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC serves as Advisor to the Fund. Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC together with its affiliates, manages approximately $2.6 billion of assets for institutional and private clients worldwide (12/31/2018). Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor (“RIA”) with the SEC. The firm’s two Investment Committee Members contribute more than 60 years of alternative asset management experience to the portfolio construction and management process. The company has offices in Denver, Colorado and Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Prior to founding Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC and its affiliated entities, Mr. Anderson was a Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Investment Manager Search, Evaluation, and Due Diligence at Portfolio Management Consultants, Inc. Mr. Anderson was previously employed with Deloitte & Touche where he specialized in the areas of estate planning, health care and non-profit organizations, and tax and personal finance planning for high net worth individuals. Mr. Anderson holds a B.A. degree from Hamline University in Minnesota and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota School of Law. Mr. Anderson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
Prior to founding Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC and its affiliated entities, Mr. Sabre was a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. and Head of the Mezzanine Capital Group. Mr. Sabre previously served as President of First Dominion Capital, which managed $3.0 billion of assets and is now owned by Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to his position at First Dominion Capital, Mr. Sabre was a Managing Director and founding partner of Indosuez Capital, the merchant banking division of Credit Agricole Indosuez. Mr. Sabre holds a B.S. degree from the Carlson School at the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Zach joined Princeton Fund Advisors, LLC in 2011 to conduct and oversee research on new investment opportunities. His experience includes evaluating and monitoring traditional, alternative and private investment strategies. Additionally, he has experience transitioning strategies into different investment vehicles. Zach is responsible for sourcing new managers, conducting due diligence on potential managers and ongoing monitoring of current managers and investments. He holds a B.S. from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.
AthenaInvest is an industry leader in Behavioral Portfolio Management with a patented research process built on a deep academic foundation developed over 35 years of interaction with leading academics and institutional managers by C. Thomas Howard, PhD, CEO and Director of Research. AthenaInvest identifies and analyzes persistent and predictive behavioral factors. These behavioral factors are used to build innovative investment solutions. AthenaInvest has a received recognition from PSN, Barrons and Morningstar.
Dr. Howard oversees Athena’s ongoing research which has led to a number of patents, industry publications and conference presentations. Dr. Howard is a Professor Emeritus at the Reiman School of Finance, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver where he taught courses and published articles for over 30 years in the areas of investment management and international finance.
Professor Howard’s thought leadership in Behavioral Portfolio Management has generated significant interest across the country with record downloads of his Behavioral Portfolio Management white paper and presentations at the Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) 2013 Annual Conference and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 4th Annual Innovative Alternatives Conference. Articles by Dr. Howard have been among the most widely read on sites such as AdvisorPerspectives.com, CFAInstitute.org and FAmag.com. Dr. Howard has published two books, Behavioral Portfolio Management and The New Value Investing.
Mr. Howard joined AthenaInvest in October 2006. Mr. Howard designed, developed and implemented the company’s patented stock and mutual fund research database. Mr. Howard is co-portfolio manager and research analyst on all Athena portfolios. Mr. Howard also provides oversight for all Athena portfolios across multiple models and platforms. Prior to joining Athena, Mr. Howard was a software development consultant to Fortune 500 firms.
Mr. Howard spent the first years of his career as a corporate financial analyst with Sony Online Entertainment, Leica Geosystems, and StorageTek. Mr. Howard earned his BS in Finance in 1999 from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, where he was a Chancellor’s Scholar.