Investment Team

  • Paul Brigandi, Managing Director, Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Head of Trading [Bio]
  • Tony Ng, Managing Director, Co-Head of Portfolio Management and Head of Portfolio Strategy
  • Todd Sherman, Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Risk and Chief Technology Officer
  • Jake Behan, Vice President, Portfolio Management
  • Andrew LaRocca, Vice President, Portfolio Management
  • Nicholas Daley, Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Management
  • Brian Strathman, Assistant Vice President, Risk Management
  • Sean McFarland, Assistant Portfolio Manager, Portfolio Management
  • Jung Kim, Junior Portfolio Administrator, Portfolio Management
  • Khadijah Gibson, Junior Portfolio Administrator, Portfolio Management
  • Carley Bissett, Junior Portfolio Administrator, Portfolio Management

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Paul Brigandi
Managing Director, Head of Trading

Paul Brigandi is responsible for the day to day management, oversight and trading operations of all Direxion Shares and Direxion Funds.

He joined the firm in 2004 and played a leading role in the development and launch of Direxion’s leveraged ETFs in November 2008.  Prior to joining the firm he worked as an Associate Financial Consultant  at FleetBoston Financial.

Mr. Brigandi graduated from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He currently holds a Series  3, 7,  55 and 66 license and over 10 years of experience in index replication and sophisticated derivatives based strategies.