Mr. Minerd is a founding Managing Partner and member of Guggenheim’s Executive Committee. In his role as Chairman of Guggenheim Investments and Global Chief Investment Officer, he guides the Firm’s investment strategies and leads research on global macroeconomics. Previously, he was a Managing Director with Credit Suisse First Boston in charge of trading and risk management for the Fixed Income Credit Trading Group & was responsible for the corporate bond, preferred stock, money markets, U.S. government agency and sovereign debt, derivatives securities, structured debt & interest rate swaps trading business units.
Prior to that, Mr. Minerd was Morgan Stanley’s London based European Capital Markets Products Trading & Risk Manager responsible for Eurobonds, Euro-MTNs, domestic European Bonds, FRNs, derivative securities & money market products in 12 European currencies and Asian markets. He held capital markets positions with Merrill Lynch and Continental Bank & was a Certified Public Accountant at Price Waterhouse.
Mr. Minerd is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, helping advise the NY Fed President about financial market developments, risks to the financial system and steps that can be taken to mitigate these risks. He is an Overseer at the Hoover Institution and Board Member of RFK Human Rights.
He is a regular guest and contributor to leading financial media outlets, including The WSJ, The FT, Bloomberg & CNBC where he shares insights on today’s financial climate. Mr. Minerd holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has completed graduate work at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business & the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.