Mr. van Vlerken focuses on manager research, asset class research, security analysis, and private deal analysis. He joined Fischer & Company in 2015 and brings seven years of prior investment experience to our team. Prior to joining Fischer & Company, he was an investment manager at Waypoint Investments, a private family office. He began his career at Putnam Investments, where he served as an investment associate for the Global Asset Allocation team. Mr. van Vlerken is a CFA® charter holder. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University in Mathematics and an MBA from Columbia Business School.