MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Valley Asset Management LLC ("SVAM") is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Zeitz recently joined the firm as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the management and oversight of the firm's advanced technology infrastructure, including systems design, operational planning, disaster recovery/business contingency planning and cybersecurity. Prior to joining SVAM, Mr. Zeitz was Director of Technology at NuWave Investment Management LLC (2007 - 2016), performing similar responsibilities under the direction of Mr. Ryan during his tenure as a Principal of NuWave. Mr. Zeitz began his career as an Avionics Technician in the United States Navy (1988 - 1991), supporting sustained operations in the Red Sea and during Operation Desert Shield in the Gulf, aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Following his honorable discharge from the United States Navy, Mr. Zeitz was employed as a civilian contractor at the United States Naval Air Station in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, where he was responsible for maintaining the technological infrastructure and providing support services for the Navy's ASW (anti-submarine warfare) Flight & Tactical Simulator Systems (a position that required advanced national security clearance). Thereafter, Mr. Zeitz held various senior technology and network security positions at a number of private sector firms. Mr. Zeitz received a B.S. from Delaware Valley University, in Computer Information Systems Management, after earning a degree in Computer Engineering Technology from the CHI Institute.
"As a systematic manager, SVAM is both an asset management firm and a technology firm," said John Ryan, SVAM's Managing Principal. "Having previously worked with Brian for many years, I am confident that his years of experience designing complex systems and networks, as well as building an institutional-caliber technology infrastructure, will add significant value to the firm as we prepare for continued growth going forward."
About Spring Valley Asset Management LLC
Founded by John Ryan, an industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience managing assets in the alternative investment arena, Spring Valley Asset Management (SVAM) applies a disciplined and repeatable investment process that is both quantitative and systematic in nature. The firm's investment strategies seek to generate returns that are non-correlated to those of traditional investments, such as stocks and bonds, yet differentiated from its relevant peer group in terms of its proprietary modelling, asset allocation and portfolio construction techniques.
Investment Philosophy & Approach
The SVAM Tactical Trend Portfolio pursues a multi-strategy approach to trading across a diversified blend of futures markets. The portfolio dynamically allocates exposures based upon a proprietary assessment of the prevailing market environment (e.g., expanding vs. contracting volatility, increasing vs. decreasing correlation, etc.) and allocates across many models (over 100) and timeframes (short, intermediate and long) in order to obtain quality risk-adjusted returns, regardless of market environment and conditions.
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