Matthew Schechter, MBA, CPA

Chief Investment Officer

Matt joined Arbor Capital in 2019 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. Before joining the team, Matt focused for 15 years on forensic accounting research at Balyasny Asset Management and CFRA Research in Chicago, IL.

Matt is a native Freeport, NY, and moved to Chicago after graduating from the University of Michigan with a BBA with a concentration in accounting. He also has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. Outside of work, Matt serves on a committee for the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, CT, and the board of Friends of Northside College Preparatory HighSchool in Chicago.

He and his wife first visited Alaska in 1997 and have had a home here since 2008 because they loved spending time here. In his spare time, Matt volunteers as a DJ at a local radio station in Girdwood, AK playing his favorite music.

The Reminder of Risk in the Market

The past two months have provided a good reminder about risk for all kinds of markets. First, volatility is back in the equity markets after hiding for all of 2017.

February 28, 2018

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