Frank T. Timons
Frank T. Timons is the Founder, CEO and CIO of Pier 88 Investment Partners wherein he pioneered the Lake Geneva Strategy which applied a venture capital approach to the small and mid cap public markets. His innovative investment process has identified 50 public portfolio companies which became the subject of a strategic take over by larger industry player or take out by private equity firm. He is regarded as a creative thought leader in the investment industry. Frank has been an investor in disruptive technologies for over two decades, and a mentor to entrepreneurs and executive management teams. Prior to building Pier 88 into a firm with over $500M in AUM, Frank had multiple investment roles at Lord Abbett managing multi-billion dollar portfolios across equities and convertible bonds. Frank was a Research Analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co where he focused on computer infrastructure and network storage. He began his investment career at Sun MicroSystems focusing on venture capital and M&A. Frank holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Sean J. Aurigemma
Sean J. Aurigemma is a Partner and Portfolio Manager & CCO working on both the equity and convertible bond products at Pier 88 Investment Partners. Mr. Aurigemma is an established industry veteran with more than 30 years of direct investment experience. Previously he was the Lead Portfolio Manager for Large Cap Value and Value Equity Strategies at Lord Abbett & Co. with $5B in assets under management. Earlier, he served as Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Lead Portfolio Manager for Morgan Stanley’s Dividend Growth Portfolio in addition to its Financial Services Trust Portfolio. Earlier in his career, Mr. Aurigemma was a Research Analyst at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown and an Investment Banking Analyst at both Prudential Securities and Kidder Peabody & Co. Mr. Aurigemma earned a BA in History with High Honors from the University of Notre Dame.