Mr. Geissinger joined CBIS as Chief Investment Officer in April 2014. He is responsible for developing investment policies and programs that achieve the investment objectives of the organization and its participants, including responsibility for developing investment advice, asset allocation models and risk management parameters for CBIS participants, and the development of CBIS’ overall investment philosophy and direction, including ultimate responsibility for the manager-of-managers function.
John is also a member of the CBIS Management Team and brings 30 years of portfolio and risk management experience in prominent financial services firms. He was a partner with Hewitt EnnisKnupp, a provider of investment consulting to corporate and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and defined contribution plans. His prior experience includes chief investment officer roles with North Dakota Retirement and Investment Office, Natsource, LLC and Bear Stearns Asset Management, as well as research and portfolio management experience with Chancellor/LGT Asset Management, Putnam Investments and Aetna Life and Casualty.
John holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, MBA from New York University and is a CFA® Charterholder.