Trinnacle Capital Management Announces New Management; Stephen Gallant Appointed CEO

NEW YORK - Sept. 16, 2019 - PRLog -- Trinnacle Capital Management LLC announced today the appointment of Stephen Gallant as Chief Executive Officer. Stephen will lead the company in its growth phase, joining co-founders Eric Kohlmann and Joel Bloch, who are taking the roles of CIO/ COO and CIO/ CTO, respectively.

Stephen is a 36-year veteran institutional investor and senior investment management executive. He brings a well-rounded understanding of best practices in investing, along with a proper understanding of governance, risk management, and operations. Mr. Gallant has broad experience in investing, which he acquired both from professional roles and entrepreneurial endeavors.

In his last role, Stephen co-conceived and co-founded Somerset Reinsurance, a reinsurance solutions company designed to provide needed capital relief to the global life insurance market. From inception, Stephen led the launch of the company in Zurich, Switzerland. Mr. Gallant led the early development of the corporate governance structure, the regulatory licensing process, the asset management and risk management processes, and the implementation of the firm's system architecture. Stephen served on the Board of Directors of the predecessor entity, Weisshorn Re, and served as Chief Investment Officer from inception.

Before his entrepreneurial endeavor, Stephen was Head of Rates for ING Investment Management's Proprietary Fixed Income Group. He served on the firm's Executive Team, where the firm set investment strategy, made tactical decisions, addressed operational needs, and oversaw risk for the firm's $80 billion portfolio.

Prior to ING, Stephen spent thirteen years trading in the US fixed income market.

Recently, Stephen has been working with the Trinnacle management team, helping them improve the firm's investment process and risk management approach. Stephen is focused on Trinnacle's data edge and how to best utilize it in the market. Mr. Gallant said, "I am excited to work with Eric and Joel. These two young investment managers represent the changing face of the investment management industry, where data science, programming, and algorithms have entered the financial markets. I believe four decades of experience provides the right real-world overlay to these quantitative approaches."

Mr. Gallant is a member of the CFA Institute, where he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He received a BS in finance from Washington University in St. Louis.

About Trinnacle: Founded in 2015, Trinnacle Capital Management, LLC is an alternative data and machine learning-driven hedge fund manager. Trinnacle develops proprietary algorithms that leverage big data to source lucrative trading opportunities with an embedded margin of safety. As an early adopter, Trinnacle has built core expertise in the nascent big data/AI-driven investment field and uses custom data sets resulting from unique partnerships.

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