Steven D. Friedman, CFA
Founder & Portfolio Manager
Steven has twenty years of hedge fund investing experience. Prior to Kalo, Steven was a Portfolio Manager at Manalapan Oracle Advisers (2009-2010), and briefly served as a Proprietary Trader (Aug-Dec 2008). Steven first became a Portfolio Manager in the Emerging Manager program at Pequot Capital Management (2006-2008). Previously he was a Senior Analyst at Feirstein Capital Management (2001-2006) where he was first introduced to hedge fund investing in the Emerging Growth space. Earlier in his career Steven was a financial analyst at Lazard Frères & Co. (1996-1998).
Steven graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with Distinction (1996) with a concentration in Finance and Mathematics. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School (2001). He has been a CFA Charterholder since 2005.