Chief Investment Officer
Don serves as the driving force behind Niemann Capital Management's growth and success as the Founder and Chief Investment Officer. Don began his career in 1983 as a registered representative at Prudential Bache and moved on to become the Vice President of Investments at E.F. Hutton and Bateman Eichler Securities. In these positions, Don gained extensive experience designing methodologies and managing securities, mutual funds, variable annuity products and international funds in a diverse marketplace. In 1991, Don synthesized his professional expertise, resulting in a new venture - Niemann Capital Management, Inc. Don retains a tactical control of all of Niemann's investment choices through dedicated research and analysis.
Alan Alpers, CFA
Sr. Portfolio Manager
Alan Alpers, a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Niemann Portfolio Manager, was previously a partner at Ascentia Capital Partners, where he was responsible for trading hedge fund, mutual fund and separately managed accounts in various styles for the Reno, Nevada-based firm. He was also a member of the firm's Investment Committee. Prior to Ascentia Capital Partners, Alpers was the Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Research at Navellier & Associates, Inc., also based in Reno. There he was responsible for trading and managing various investment products, including mutual funds, institutional funds (including public, Taft-Hartley and private pension funds and retail wrap-fee assets) totaling $5 billion. He oversaw the firm's trading desk and all other portfolio managers, and also coordinated all weekly quantitative and fundamental stock selection research. Alan holds an MBA from California State University, Sacramento and a BS degree from the University of California, Davis.
Bryan D. Hoadley
Chief Executive Officer
Bryan is leading the next phase of Niemann’s strategy and aggressive growth vision. Bryan began his career in various Sales Leadership roles most recently as EVP WW Field Operations at Credence Systems. He then moved on to become the President of Movea Inc., and then on as Exec VP of WW Sales & Marketing for SunEdison Semiconductor. In 2013, Bryan leveraged his 25yrs Sr Leadership expertise to Found Podium Advisors LLC.
Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President, Business Development
Richard West is the Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President, Business Development for Niemann Capital Management. Richard manages all compliance requirements for the firm. His position includes overseeing the broker/dealer and RIA agreements, maintaining compliance policies and protocols, and complying with SEC regulatory requirements. In addition, Richard and his team are responsible for ensuring all of the firm's communications with its advisors and clients follow procedures accordingly. Richard brings over 16 years of investment industry experience to his current role at Niemann. Prior to Niemann, Richard's most recent position was Vice President, National Accounts Division for Young's Market Company where he was responsible for managing a team of over 130 Northern California Account Executives and regional merchandisers. Richard served honorably as a Non-Commission Officer in the United States Air Force and was a graduate of the University of Maryland with a BS in Business Management.
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Freund is the Chief Financial Officer for Niemann Capital Management, overseeing all financial operations, budgeting, accounting and human resources for the company. Prior to joining the firm, Scott was the Campus Vice President of Operations for Lincoln Educational Services Corporation where he was responsible for the financial and operational management of the school. Before his tenure at Lincoln Educational Services, he held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at New England Institute of Technology. Scott has over 30 years of experience that includes increasingly responsible positions in the areas of financial management, operations, corporate reporting and budgetary control, as well as managing various accounting departments. Scott holds a BS in Business Administration from Western Michigan University.
Vice President Operations
Terry is responsible for the efficient operations of analytics, portfolio accounting, trading and reporting systems. Prior to Niemann, Terry held senior positions managing software development teams in the casino gaming industry and was one of the founders of a successful software startup in Northern Nevada.
National Sales Director
Shane Morris is the head of National Sales for Niemann Capital Management. Shane is responsible for the development of key accounts and execution of the firm's sales initiatives. In his role, Shane serves as a driving force in business development for the firm. Prior to joining the team, Shane spent 15 years with Oppenheimer Funds in a variety of capacities. His most recent position at Oppenheimer was that of Regional Advisor for the sale of their mutual funds. Shane holds a BS in Finance from Colorado State University, Fort Collins.