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


Our firm is guided by Craig Columbus, a veteran Wall Street strategist and “big picture” thinker. He oversees investment decision making and sets the strategic direction of our firm. Mr. Columbus is a...

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Lon Gerber



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

Chief Investment Officer


Brian Wright guides 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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Steve Comes

Managing Director, Head of Sales & Distribution


As head of sales and distribution for Columbus Macro, Steve Comes is responsible for all aspects of sales and distribution within our High-Net Worth Client, Sub-Advisory, and Model Provider channels. Prior to joining Columbus...

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Scott Dooley

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager


Prior to joining Columbus Macro, Mr. Dooley specialized in managing pension and municipal pension assets at Fusion Investment Group, a firm he founded in 2006. He previously served as a Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer at...

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Ryan Zippie

Director of Operations


Ryan Zippie serves as Director of Operations overseeing all facets of our firm’s investment operations including client and platform support, performance reporting, and marketing distribution. Prior to joining Columbus Macro,...

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