Stephen Hammers, CIMA
Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer
Compass Efficient Model Portfolios, LLC
Stephen Hammers is a managing partner, co-founder, and CIO of Compass Efficient Model Portfolios, LLC and the Compass EMP Funds, which provides global multi-asset alternative portfolios with a focus on risk management. He is the lead portfolio manager for the Compass EMP Multi-Asset Balanced Fund, Multi-Asset Growth Fund, and the Compass EMP Alternative Strategies Fund. Prior to Compass EMP, Mr. Hammers was vice president of Merrill Lynch, responsible for high-net-worth and institutional investment consulting with an emphasis on asset allocation, risk management, and investment policy. He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) through the Wharton School of Business and the Investment Management Consultants Association. Mr. Hammers is a much sought-after speaker relating to efficient investing and asset allocation. He also has been quoted in numerous publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Investment News, and Smart Money to name a few and is the author of the many published articles on efficient investing and multi-asset class investing. Mr. Hammers is also a frequent contributor to FOX News regarding multi-asset alternative investing. He earned a BS from Middle Tennessee State University, the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Investment Management Consultants Association.