Ross Smith Asset Management appoints co-CEOs

By Staff | January 30, 2014 | Last updated on January 30, 2014
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Joseph Perry are Chris Preston are now co-CEOs of Ross Smith Asset Management.

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Perry is a 19-year veteran of the securities industry, starting with Montgomery Securities in San Francisco in 1994. In 1998 Perry founded and was the Managing Member of Speed Trading Partners LLC, a proprietary trading firm and a member of the Chicago Stock Exchange. In 2001, he founded RedSky Financial LLC, a FINRA broker dealer that focused on providing trading technology to hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, and professional traders.

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Preston spent six years with S.A.C. Capital, serving on the team that developed its first electronic trading platform. He’s also led the build out of several high frequency trading systems across various asset classes and markets.

Perry and Preston “have had a very close relationship with our Firm over the past two years managing the build-out of our proprietary trading,” says Allan Ross, president and Chair of RSAM.

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