Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners
Don is the Founder and CEO of Agecroft Partners, a global hedge fund consulting and marketing firm. Hedgeweek and/or HFM have selected Agecroft Partners 12 years in a row as the Hedge Fund Marketing Firm of the Year.
Don frequently writes white papers on trends he sees in the hedge fund industry, has spoken at over 100 hedge fund conferences, been quoted in hundreds of articles relative to the hedge fund industry and has done over 100 interviews on business television and radio.
Don is also the Founder of Gaining the Edge LLC that runs the annual Hedge Fund Leadership Conference, the Hedge Fund Educational Webinar Series and the Global Virtual Cap Intro Events. Most revenue from these events are donated to charities that benefit at risk children, which have total over $2.5 million donated since 2013.
Highlighting Don’s 35 years of experience in the investment management industry before Agecroft Partners include having been the head of sales for both one of the world’s largest hedge fund organizations and institutional investment management firms. Don was a founding principal of Andor Capital Management where he was a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. When he left Andor, the firm ranked as the 2nd largest hedge fund firm in the world. Before Andor, Don was a Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now part of Blackrock). At that time, MLIM ranked as one of the largest investment managers in the world. Previously, Don was Head of Institutional Sales and on the executive committee for NationsBank Investment Management (now Bank of America).
Don is a member of the Board of Directors of Help for Children (Hedge Funds Care) and the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Foundation. In addition, he is a former Board of Directors member of the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, The Science Museum of Virginia Endowment Fund, The Richmond Ballet (The State Ballet of Virginia), Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Child Savers Foundation, The Hedge Fund Association and the Richmond Sports Backers. He also served over a decade on the Investment Committee for The City of Richmond Retirement System.