MarketMinder Contributors

Editorial Staff

Todd Bliman 

Todd is a Vice President in Fisher Investments’ Portfolio Management Communications Department and MarketMinder's Managing Editor. Todd joined the firm in 2006 and has about 20 years' industry experience.

Elisabeth Dellinger

Elisabeth is a manager in Fisher Investments’ Portfolio Management Communications Group and Senior Editor of MarketMinder. She is co-author of two books with Ken Fisher, including 2015’s Beat the Crowd, and has been with the firm since 2004. When she isn’t busy writing, you can probably find her running or hiking near her Bay Area home.

Chris Wong

Chris is a Portfolio Management Communications Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2011. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in History.

Jamie Silva 

Jamie is a Portfolio Management Communications Associate at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2014. A Bay Area native, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Economy from UC Berkeley. Outside interests include chess and harmonica. He hopes placing the latter in this bio will encourage him to practice more.

Ken Liu

Ken is a Portfolio Management Communications Specialist at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2016.

Richard Bueche

Richard is a Portfolio Management Communications Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2005.


Research Staff

Chase Arneson

Chase is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2013.

Aaron Anderson

Aaron is a Senior Vice President of Research and one of five members of Fisher Investments' Investment Policy Committee. He has written two finance-related books: Own the World and The Making of a Market Guru: Forbes Presents 25 Years of Ken Fisher. Aaron has been with the firm since 2005.

Christo Barker

Christo is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2006.

Scott Botterman

Scott is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2006.

Charles Dornbush

Charles Dornbush

Charles is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2012. He previously worked in the Trading Department where he executed equity and fixed income trades in over 40 different markets around the world. Charles graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and an MBA.

Douglas Epstein

Doug is the Securities Research Group Manager at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2008. His prior experience includes investment banking and management consulting, and he also co-founded a Bay Area sports marketing and management company. Doug graduated from Duke University with a degree in Economics and holds an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Austin Fraser

Austin is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and is the author of Fisher Investments on Emerging Markets from Fisher Investments Press. He has been with the firm since 2002.

Seth T. Groener

Seth T. Groener

Seth is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2008. In addition to roles as a member of the Securities and Capital Markets teams, his prior experience includes over a decade working for Technology and Telecom firms. Additionally, Seth holds an MBA from Duke University with a concentration in Investment Finance.

Michael Hanson

Mike is Senior Vice President of Research and a member of Fisher Investments’ five-person Investment Policy Committee. He is the author of six books, including 20/20 Money: See the Markets Clearly, Gain Focus and Invest Better than the Pros. Mike joined the firm in 2002.

Pete Michel

Pete is a Portfolio Engineer at Fisher Investments. He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of San Francisco and B.A. in Economics from San Francisco State University. Pete joined the firm in 2008.

Scott O'Leary

Scott O'Leary

Scott is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2007. Scott holds an MSFA from the University of San Francisco.

Luke Puetz

Luke is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2005.

Brad Pyles

Brad is the Capital Markets Research Manager at Fisher Investments and co-author of Fisher Investments on Materials, part of the Fisher Investments On series of sector guides from Fisher Investments Press. He has been a guest lecturer on portfolio management topics at the University of California at Berkeley. Brad has been with the firm since 2001.

Brad Rotolo

Brad is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2006.

Timothy Schluter

Timothy is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2004.

Ben Thistlethwaite

Ben is a Research Analyst at Fisher Investments and has been with the firm since 2011.


Other Contributors

Mary Holdener

Mary is a Portfolio Management Communications Manager at Fisher Investments. In addition to writing long-form articles, Mary is also MarketMinder’s staff cartoonist. She joined the firm in 2010.

Naj Srinivas

Naj is Vice President of Content and has been with the firm since 2006. He has degrees in Economics and Political Science from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He hosts the Market Insights podcast, which features senior members of the firm discussing our latest capital markets thinking.