Charles Armendarez, CFA
Charlie brings over 25 years of both institutional and high net worth portfolio management. His research, trading, and asset allocation experience covers numerous asset classes including fixed-income, equity, hedge funds, and alternative investments.
Prior to joining Ascendant Capital Management, Charlie was a managing director, partner, portfolio manager, and Chief Investment Officer at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), a $12.5 billion dollar investment management firm that specialized in alternative investments.
Charlie graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Economics and received his MBA from The Amos Tuck School, Dartmouth.