Daken is Chief Investment Officer at the MassMutual Trust Company, and Head of Investments within the Wealth Management Division. MassMutual Trust is a private client service unit that provides investment management, personalized services, and fiduciary oversight to affluent, mature clients.
Daken joined MassMutual Trust in 2019 and brings over 20 years of experience to us, having held several key positions throughout the industry, including: Chief Investment Officer and founder of Granite Peak Asset Management; Senior Investment Associate for Bridgewater Associates in portfolio construction and strategic projects; Head of Research and Portfolio Manager at Chartwell Investment Partners (a $5B investment manager); and Partner at Gamma Capital Partners, a quantitative hedge fund where he served eventually as Chief Executive Officer, overseeing all aspects of the investment strategy.
Daken attended both the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University for mathematics and statistics coursework, and received his Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of New Mexico and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.
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