Management Team

At Columbus Macro, we operate with a team approach.  We value original thought, strategically assembling a highly-credentialed, experienced investment team based on specialized expertise.  Our group collectively averages over twenty years of professional experience and holds multiple graduate and doctorate degrees as well as professional certifications.   

Our investment team employs cutting-edge financial science, academic research and systems engineering to create a quantitative investment framework for building portfolios. We develop proprietary, statistically-rigorous models and processes for portfolio construction, capital market forecasting, security selection, and risk management.  Finally, our firm is committed to ongoing communication and transparency, continually looking for ways to better serve clients through enhanced engagement and accessibility

Craig Columbus

Chief Executive Officer

(480)-275-4449

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Our firm is guided by Craig Columbus, one of Wall Street’s most respected strategists and “big picture” thinkers. He oversees investment decision making and sets the strategic direction of our firm. Mr. Columbus is a...

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Lon Gerber

President

(480) 275-4474

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As the president of Columbus Macro, Lon Gerber oversees the firm’s business, finance, operations, and compliance activities. Mr. Gerber previously served as the COO for Tower Square Investment Management and First Allied Asset...

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Brian Wright

co-Chief Investment Officer

(480)-275-4496

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Brian Wright serves as our co-CIO, guiding portfolio construction, capital market forecasting, and security selection. He brings specialized expertise in building proprietary processes to identify mispricings relative to fundamental...

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Raymond Micaletti

co-Chief Investment Officer

845-475-7905

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Dr. Micaletti has extensive experience in the financial industry working as a global macro portfolio manager, investment strategist, and risk analyst. Ray brings specialized expertise in the development of systematic strategies and...

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Scott Umstead

Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Business Development

412-716-7011

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Scott brings a wealth of senior executive experience gained at both large and small financial institutions. He has a variety of leadership positions including roles as First Vice President and Northeast District Director for Merrill...

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Geoffrey Deasey

Managing Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

610-787-0320

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Geoff brings extensive institutional business development experience gained at firms such as Glenmede, Brown Brothers Harriman, Legg Mason, and Corestates Capital. He holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Widener...

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