Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
Dr. Michael D. McNiven serves as a managing director and a portfolio manager for Cumberland's International Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) portfolio style. He is also responsible for business development/sales training and coordination within the firm. He speaks at conferences and other investment fora explaining Cumberland's investment philosophy and portfolio options to individuals, brokers, and institutional clients. Dr. McNiven began his career at the Financial Times based in New York where he conducted the North American Market Readership research study, as well as the Financial Times research into US university and higher education readership. Dr. McNiven joined Cumberland Advisors in April of 2009 as a marketing consultant and then as an investment advisor representative of the firm. Prior to joining Cumberland Advisors, Dr. McNiven is a graduate of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, for both BA and MA degrees, and he also holds a PhD from the University of Georgia in Athens.