Subversive Capital Advisor LLC is a recently established Registered Investment Advisor.
The firm’s investment strategies primarily focus on different mission-driven emerging sectors that we believe will shape the economy of the future. The companies we invest in are bold, daring, and uninhibited enough not to let the world as it exists today limit their imagination for opportunities of the future.
Leveraging our team’s track record in the private sector, we aim to bring all investors our institutional knowledge and network to drive meaningful value for their portfolios via diversified ETFs.
MICHAEL AUERBACH, FOUNDER & CIO
Michael Auerbach is an entrepreneur, investor, business consultant, media producer, and private diplomat.
He is the Founder and CIO of Subversive Capital Advisor LLC, a registered investment advisor, which is dedicated to investing in radical companies whose core missions subvert the status quo and require sophisticated government and regulatory strategies for success. He is also director of The Parent Company and Canaccord Genuity. Additionally, Michael acts as lead independent director of Atai Holdings. He previously sat on the Board of Directors of Tilray, Inc. – the first Nasdaq-listed global cannabis company – and holds several directorships with companies that Subversive invests in.
Mr. Auerbach presently sits on the boards of the Theodore C. Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice, The KiDS Board of NYU’s Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, Next for Autism, which produces Night of Too Many Stars, Finding a Cure for Epilepsy (FACES), and Sophie Gerson Healthy Youth Foundation.
Mr. Auerbach received an M.A. in International Relations from Columbia University and a B.A. in Critical Theory from the New School for Social Research.
CHRISSIE YIM, COO/CFO
Chrissie Yim was CFO for Privateer Holdings Inc, a pioneer cannabis PE fund, and led multiple successful exits including Nasdaq IPO and SPAC. Earlier in her career, she held various finance leadership roles in e-commerce and retail companies including Zappos.com and JCrew after she built a solid accounting foundation at Deloitte.
CHRISTIAN H. COOPER, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, CFA FRM
Christian H. Cooper is a former head of interest rate derivatives trading and has traded equities, options, and rates at Credit Suisse, Jefferies, and RBC. He is a graduate of King College and holds both the CFA and FRM designations. Christian is the author and creator of the Financial Risk Management program published in over 100 countries. Christian is responsible for the conceptual design, risk management, and trading of all of Subversive’s funds.
DANIELA DIAZGRANADOS, MARKETING ASSOCIATE
Daniela Diazgranados is a recent graduate of the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. She has previous experience from her time with Ben Oldman Partners in Madrid, Spain. There, Daniela conducted research for new investment opportunities and was responsible for reviewing credit opportunities to determine potential investments. She also has previous experience from a summer internship at Skip Hop. During her internship, Daniela worked closely with the marketing department preparing presentations, booklets and other marketing materials for potential and existing products.
LIZA ROMANOW, CHIEF OF STAFF
Liza is Chief of Staff at Subversive. She most recently worked at Ralph Lauren where she supported the President & CEO's internal and external communications.
Prior, Liza was the Director of Communications to Former U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. In this role, she managed Dr. Albright's public events, speaking and media requests, domestic and international trip development, and engagement in a variety of other outside activities.