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Daniel O'Neill

President, CEO, CIO

Direxion Funds


Daniel O'Neill is the president, CEO, and CIO for Direxion Funds. Mr. O'Neill is responsible for oversight of the company and all investment management trading operations. He joined Direxion in 1999 and plays a leading role in the development and launch of new products and value added services for advisors and investors. Prior to joining Direxion Funds, Mr. O'Neill served as portfolio manager, private equity investments at Hermitage Capital Management Limited in Moscow, Russia. His responsibilities included monitoring investments by two hedge funds in illiquid Russian equities. Mr. O'Neill is currently a member of the Direxion Executive Management Committee. He earned a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the editorial board for Virginia Law Review. Mr. O'Neill holds a BA in English and economics from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he was a Jefferson Scholar.