Doug is the Chief Investment Officer of The Leuthold Group, LLC. He is a Co-Portfolio Manager of the Leuthold Core Investment Fund and the Leuthold Global Fund.
Prior to joining the Leuthold team in 2005, he was Chief Investment Officer of Treis Capital in Des Moines, Iowa, where he managed equity portfolios and published a quantitative equity research product, The Behavioral Strategist.
At The Leuthold Group, Doug contributes to the existing Leuthold research publications, and is a member of the investment strategy committee. He has spent many years compiling option-based investor sentiment measures and is exploring ways in which these behavioral methods might complement the longer-term industry group selection strategy used in Leuthold equity portfolios.
Doug is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA, where he majored in Economics and Business Administration. He also played four years of varsity basketball at Coe, earning Academic All-America honors in 1986-87. He then earned an MA degree in Economics from Ohio State University in 1990. Doug earned his CFA designation in 1996 and became a Chartered Market Technician in 2003.