Hercules Investments, a Los Angeles based Registered Investment Advisor and Independent Wealth Advisor, has announced the hire of Zachary Kastenhuber as Manager of Special Projects.
Prior to working at Hercules Investments, Zachary worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he analyzed IPOs underwritten by the firm and assisted with the construction of fixed income portfolios.
Zachary graduated from Harvard College with a concentration in Economics and Sociology. During his time at Harvard, he played inside linebacker for the football team, eventually sustaining a career ending injury. He then studied abroad at the London School of Economics where he took a graduate level course in Options, Futures, and Other Financial Derivatives. Amid the cryptocurrency craze in 2017, he co-authored How To Invest In Bitcoin: By Two Harvard Minds with James McDonald, CEO & CIO of Hercules Investments.
“Zachary is highly competitive and has a strong work ethic. I am confident he will use these attributes to add value to our team” said James McDonald, CEO & CIO of Hercules Investments. “I am looking forward to seeing him grow with our firm.”
Zachary will work on Special Projects in Business Development, Client Acquisition Strategies and Operations. He will also assist with the development of Hercules Investments products.
“I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Hercules Investments. After seeing the incredible performance from Hercules Investments during these unprecedented times, I am confident that Hercules Investments is bound for greatness, and elated to be a part of this journey.”
Hercules Investments is an alternative investment manager specializing in systematic investment strategies. The Hercules investment team features investment professionals averaging over 20 years of quantitative investing experience.