As the CIO of Eminence, Ricky is responsible for managing the investment team and a diversified portfolio across all sectors of the market. Prior to launching Eminence in 1999, Ricky was co-founder and co-general partner of Fusion Capital Management, LLC. Prior to that he was a research analyst covering a wide range of industries and companies for Mark Asset Management, where he began his investing career in 1991. Ricky received a BBA in Accounting and Finance graduating with honors from the University of Wisconsin where he currently serves as a board member for the University of Wisconsin Foundation and as a member of its Investment Committee and Traditional Asset Subcommittee. Ricky is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.