Thomas Eugene Krouse, Jr., CFA
Thomas Eugene Krouse, Jr. has over 16 years of finance and investment management experience in North America and Europe. His work in the hedge fund industry commenced in 1992 at Montgomery Securities/SiMont Advisors, and his roles over the years have included that of SEC Registered Investment Advisor, Co-Manager of Palomar Offshore Partners,Ltd., and President & CEO of Palomar Capital Management, Inc. He has also previously worked as an Analyst and Director of Hedge Fund Operations at Pilgrim Baxter & Associates and as COO at Meisenbach Capital Management. Since 1999, Mr. Krouse has provided investment advisory, business strategy, and executive-level management consulting services on a global basis with The Konodomo Group to clients in many industries including Trade Liaison Inc., FutureTrade Technologies, Inc., NewTech Infosystems, and Telecom Partners Group. As an m10 and m100 member at Marketocracy.com, Mr. Krouse currently consults to Marketocracy Data Services ("MDS") and contributes to its investment adviser affiliate's (Marketocracy Capital Management, LLC) management of the Marketocracy Masters 100 Fund as well as other client portfolios. Since May 2007, Mr. Krouse has been a Portfolio Manager at Marketocracy Capital Management, LLC for separate accounts in Energy, Russia focused, and Global Balanced strategies. He is also the Executive Vice President of Marketocracy Capital Management, LLC.
Prior to joining Marketocracy, Mr. Krouse was the COO and Tactical Portfolio Manager at Connective Capital Management, LLC in Palo Alto. Previously, Mr. Krouse was the COO, CCO and CFO at Parallax Fund, L.P., a relative value volatility trading hedge fund and SEC registered broker dealer in San Francisco. From January 2004 until joining Parallax in June 2004, Mr. Krouse was a Professor of Finance, Economics, and Accounting at Moscow University Touro in Moscow, Russian Federation.
Mr. Krouse was named a CFA Charter holder in 1997 and earned an MBA from the University of Southern California. He also has studied at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and holds a BA degree in Economics from Stanford University.