GCM operates independently of its parent company, Wells Fargo & Company. Our management team is comprised of experienced investment, client service, operations and compliance leaders, including GCM’s founders. The management team is responsible for managing all day-to-day activities of the firm.
Greg Golden, CFA
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greg Golden founded GCM in March 1999. He oversees the strategic direction of the firm as its President and CEO and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for the Enhanced Large Cap and Small Cap Core strategies. Greg was Senior Vice President and Head of Structured Products for Bank of America prior to founding GCM, and he began his career in investment management in 1989 with Sovran Bank of Tennessee. Greg earned a B.B.A. in finance from Belmont University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA North Carolina Society and the CFA Institute.
Jeff Moser, CFA
Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Moser founded GCM in March 1999. He oversees all business activities of the firm as its Chief Operating Officer and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for the Large Cap Core strategy. Jeff began his investment career in 1983 with Bank of America, where he served as Senior Vice President and Fund Manager. Jeff is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wake Forest University with a B.S. in mathematics. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA North Carolina Society and the CFA Institute.
Jon Cangalosi, CIMA
Executive Vice President
Jon Cangalosi joined GCM in October 1999 and is one of the firm’s three principal employees. He oversees sales, marketing and client service initiatives for the firm and serves as the lead liaison between GCM and its clients. His investment career has included working for firms such as Alliance Capital, Fidelity Investments and Bank of America. Jon earned a B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation (CIMA) and is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) and the Association for Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE).
Chief Financial Officer
Lynette Alexander joined GCM in August 2000, and she oversees portfolio accounting and performance measurement for the firm’s investment strategies, as well as the firm's financial accounting. Prior to joining GCM, she spent thirteen years at Bank of America, where she started her career as a systems analyst and advanced to Senior Vice President and Manager of Information Services for the investment group. Lynette earned a B.S. in mathematical science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Director of Quantitative Research
Fred Karimian joined GCM in February 2005. He oversees quantitative research efforts for the firm and also serves as the lead portfolio manager for the Extended Alpha strategy. Prior to joining GCM, Fred built over 15 years of experience in quantitative equity research, optimization and econometric modeling. Most recently, Fred served as Senior Quantitative Research Analyst at American Express Financial Corporation, where he developed quantitative stock selection strategies for blue chip and hedge fund portfolios. He has also served as Vice President in a research and portfolio management capacity for Banc of America Capital Management and Banc One Investment Advisors. Fred earned a B.S. in finance from Franklin University and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix in Columbus, Ohio. He is a member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.
Rob Carroll, J.D.
Chief Compliance Officer
Rob Carroll joined GCM in May 2006, and he oversees legal and compliance matters for the firm. Prior to joining GCM, Rob built over fifteen years of experience in the investment management industry including his most recent position as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Stephens Investment Management Group. His prior positions include Associate General Counsel at Bank of America Corporation and Senior Special Counsel in the Division of Investment Management at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington, DC), and associate attorney at Steptoe & Johnson (Washington, DC). Rob earned a B.A. in economics from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bar associations.