Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Edward J .Stavetski is the President and founder of Quantitative Volatility Research which provides research and due diligence services to Family Offices. Previously he consulted to ultra-high net worth families and to the Wilmington Family Office. Mr. Stavetski has run large-cap and small-cap value funds in addition to analyzing hedge funds, mutual funds, ETFs and private equities for family offices and ultra-high-net-worth clients. In addition he has performed asset allocation studies for investment advisors, foundations, endowments and family offices. Mr. Stavetski has been an active member of the CFA Institute and served as a board member and past President of the local chapter of The Financial Analysts of Philadelphia, Inc. He served as Chairman of the Professional Development Committee (formerly the Continuing Education Committee) for the CFA Institute. He also helps develop educational content for the program. Mr. Stavetski was a regular contributor to TheStreet.com, Investopedia and Real Money. He has also spoken at Hedge Fund and Family Office Conferences, CFA Institute Conferences and to affiliated Societies on Absolute Returns, Hedge Funds, Manager Selection and Asset Allocation. Mr. Stavetski has written a book on Hedge Fund Manager Selection which was published by J.B. Wiley and Sons in 2008.