Allegiant Private Advisors has hired Will Geisdorf, CMT, as senior research analyst. The Sarasota-based independent firm, which provides fiduciary-level financial planning and investment advisory services, created the new position to expand its proprietary research division. As the firm's senior research analyst and a member of the Allegiant’s Investment Committee, Geisdorf conducts macro, fundamental, and technical research that help shape clients’ portfolios.
Prior to joining Allegiant, Geisdorf was the senior ETF strategist for Ned Davis Research, where he articulated the firm’s view on a wide variety of subjects in client meetings and speaking engagements. His work has been quoted by news outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Barron’s. Geisdorf has also been a guest on CNBC and Bloomberg radio. His past professional experience includes building quantitative allocation models and custom research solutions for large institutional investors. He received his bachelor of science in finance from the University of Central Florida. He is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and currently serves on the CMT Curriculum and Test Committee.