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Senior Trader, Chief Mar­ket Tech­ni­cian

Chris is a senior trader and Chief Mar­ket Tech­ni­cian at Swan and assists in the dai­ly oper­a­tions and trad­ing for all Defined Risk Strat­e­gy invest­ments and posi­tions.

Before join­ing Swan, Chris start­ed his career as an invest­ment bank­ing ana­lyst before tran­si­tion­ing to the trad­ing pits of Chicago. In 1996, Chris became a mar­ket-mak­er for Wolver­ine Trad­ing, LLC where he worked on the floor of the Chicago Mer­can­tile Exchange, trad­ing options on the S&P 500 futures index, and on the Paci­fic Stock Exchange, trad­ing options on Microsoft. In April 1999 as Senior Trader, Chris joined an options bro­ker-deal­er (STC, LLC) found­ed and man­aged by Antho­ny Sal­iba. Dur­ing that same peri­od, he also served as lead instruc­tor for the Inter­na­tion­al Trad­ing Insti­tute Ltd., teach­ing option strate­gies and risk man­age­ment tech­niques to mar­ket mak­ers and traders from around the world. In Jan­u­ary 2002, Chris joined CAZ Invest­ments in Hous­ton, TX, where he held the posi­tion of Senior Vice Pres­i­dent. He re-joined Mr. Sal­iba in a new ven­ture, Sal­iba Port­fo­lio Man­age­ment, as Senior Port­fo­lio Man­ager and Chief Port­fo­lio Strate­gist in Jan­u­ary 2004 and ulti­mate­ly became the Direc­tor of Trad­ing Oper­a­tions in Jan­u­ary 2011.

Chris is a mem­ber of the Mar­ket Tech­ni­cians Asso­ci­a­tion and is a Char­tered Mar­ket Tech­ni­cian and is a grad­u­ate of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Pennsylvania’s Whar­ton School of Busi­ness with a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence Degree in Finance.

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