Biltmore Capital Advisors names chief investment officer

Biltmore Capital Advisors has hired Dr. Donald R. Chambers as chief investment officer. Previously, Dr Chambers worked at Chartered Alternative Investment Association, Karpus Investment Management and The Bank of New York.


Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 09, 2015

Biltmore Capital Advisors, a leading independent financial advisory firm, today announced that Dr. Donald R. Chambers, an expert on finance and economics in private enterprise and academia, has joined the firm as Chief Investment Officer.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Chambers, a prominent expert, professor and author of numerous books about investing, financial economics, and alternative investments join Biltmore Capital,” said Tyler Vernon, Biltmore’s Chief Executive Officer. “Throughout his career he has had tremendous success in academia as well as private enterprise, setting a name for himself in the industry.

“Dr. Chambers shares our view that, similar to the philosophies of Yale, Harvard, and Princeton endowments, alternative investments are vital to long term financial success within a diversified portfolio,” Vernon continued. “It was important that Dr. Chambers believe in that approach, as our investment team utilizes the same types of investment and risk management strategies in our client’s investment portfolios.”

Prior to joining Biltmore Capital, Dr. Chambers has served as the Associate Director of Programs at the Chartered Alternative Investment Association (CAIA), Director of Equities and Director of Alternative Investments at New York-based Karpus Investment Management, and as a risk management consultant for The Bank of New York.

In academia, he has served as the Walter E. Hanson KPMG Professor of Finance at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, and published over fifty articles and several books on investments, corporate finance, and risk management. Most recently, he co-authored the third edition of CAIA’s “An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative Investments” and the seventh edition of “Modern Corporate Finance: Theory and Practice.”

Dr. Chambers earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University.

About Biltmore Capital Advisors
Biltmore Capital Advisors is a SEC-registered investment advisory firm headquartered in Princeton, NJ. Biltmore serves the financial planning and asset management needs of affluent families and individuals worldwide. As a highly independent firm, Biltmore is committed to delivering sound investment strategies and long-term innovative solutions through a high level of client service.

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