Mr. Geissinger is responsible for the development and implementation of CBIS’ overall investment philosophy and direction. He is a member of CBIS management team and is responsible for developing investment programs that achieve the investment objectives of the individual strategies CBIS manages. Mr. Geissinger leads the manager selection, oversight, allocation and risk management across the firm’s multi-manager investment strategies. Additional responsibilities include providing the investment thought leadership for the organization and supporting the new business, consultant relations, and client service efforts across the firms’ relationships.
Mr. Geissinger joined CBIS as Chief Investment Officer in April 2014. He 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. Mr. Geissinger holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University, MBA from New York University and is a CFA® charterholde.