Damian Ornani is the Chief Executive Officer of Fisher Investments—a role he has held since 2016. As CEO, Damian directs the firm’s day-to-day operations and oversees its four primary business units: US Private Client, Institutional, 401(k) Solutions and Private Client International.
Damian started at Fisher Investments in 1997 and has held a wide variety of roles since then. From 2005 to 2012, he served as Co-President and from 2012 to 2016 as President of Client Acquisition and Service. In the latter role, he oversaw over 70% of the firm’s employees. Damian has been an Executive Officer and member of the firm’s Board of Managers since 2005.
Damian speaks at private client seminars across the US, where he provides Fisher Investments’ clients with insights on current market conditions and portfolio positioning. He is a member of The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council and the prominent G100 Network of Chief Executive Officers. Damian regularly publishes articles in various industry publications, including FT Adviser, Financial Advisor, Advisor Perspectives, Financial Advisor IQ, FE Trustnet and Investment News.
Damian received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.