A Fireside Chat
Ben Phillips, Founder and Chief Investment Office of EventShares and MarketDesk Research
Ben Phillips is the Chief Investment Strategist at Savoie Capital, a family office RIA based in Newport Beach. Savoie specializes in options-based yield strategies, portfolio overlays, concentrated hedging, and thematic growth portfolios. The firm also helps families simplify complex family office structures through transparent and liquid investment vehicles.
Previously, Ben was Chief Investment Officer at EventShares, one of the first government policy-based investment firms. EventShares identified changes in government policy and invested based on actions in Washington D.C., which can be a powerful leading indicator for investment returns. Ben is also a founder and Managing Director of the actionable market insights firm, MarketDesk Research.
Prior to founding EventShares, Ben was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), where he had portfolio management responsibilities across several multi-sector total return funds. He has also held senior investing roles at Providence Equity Partners and Lord Abbett. Ben is a CFA charterholder and received an MBA and BSBA in Finance from the University of Missouri and is currently on the Board of Directors for CFA Society Orange County.