361 Capital’s management team is responsible for driving strategic direction of the firm and day-to-day management of their respective teams.

Tom Florence, President and CEO

Tom Florence is the President and CEO of 361 Capital and is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of the Firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry across multiple facets including investment management, distribution, operations and corporate strategy.

Prior to joining 361 Capital in 2009, Mr. Florence was Managing Partner of Dividend Capital Group, a real estate investment management company. In addition, he was a co-founder and President of Dividend Capital Investments, a Registered Investment Advisor managing portfolios of real estate securities. Prior to this, Mr. Florence was Managing Director at Morningstar, Inc. and served on the Firm’s Executive Management Committee. Additionally, during his tenure at Morningstar, he founded and was President of Morningstar Investments Services, a Registered Investment Advisor.

Mr. Florence began his career in 1985 at Merrill Lynch and additionally spent five years at Fidelity in Boston. Mr. Florence served on the Board of Trustees of two mutual fund companies, including Janus Capital Group. He is a frequent industry speaker and a guest lecturer at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. Mr. Florence holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg Management Institute.

Cliff Stanton, CFA, Co-Chief Investment Officer

Cliff Stanton, CFA is Co-Chief Investment Officer of 361 Capital and is responsible for managing the investment department, including oversight of strategy development, investment research and portfolio management. Mr. Stanton also leads the Portfolio Solutions Group, which provides asset allocation analysis and portfolio optimization guidance to the Firm’s clients.

Mr. Stanton has over two decades of experience in investment consulting, portfolio management and product development. Prior to joining 361 Capital, Mr. Stanton served as the Chief Research Officer and Portfolio Strategist for Envestnet. Before that he was the Chief Investment Officer with Prima Capital until its acquisition by Envestnet in 2012. While at Envestnet and Prima, he co-chaired the Investment Committee, managed the research department and was Portfolio Manager on numerous multi-asset class, multi-manager portfolios.

Mr. Stanton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Miami University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado – Denver. He has also earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Mr. Stanton has served on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association since 2009.

John Blue, Senior Vice President, Director of Operations, Chief Compliance Officer

John Blue is Senior Vice President, Director of Operations and Chief Compliance Officer at 361 Capital where he is responsible for daily operations and compliance oversight for the Firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Blue has been involved in a variety of senior-level roles encompassing accounting, trade operations and creating operational efficiencies.

Prior to joining 361 Capital in 2010, Mr. Blue spent eight years at Janus Capital Group and was an instrumental player in their mutual fund and separate account operations. In 2009, he was named the Janus Employee of the Year.

Mr. Blue has earned the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. He has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Mark Nassi, CPA, Controller

Mark Nassi, CPA serves as Controller at 361 Capital where he is responsible for corporate finance and accounting for the Firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Nassi has spent time in both public and industry accounting roles.

Prior to joining 361 Capital in 2015, Mr. Nassi spent six years at Equinox Fund Management and was an instrumental player in systems implementations, internally developing proprietary software, and acquiring an asset manager and a broker dealer.

Mr. Nassi is a Colorado Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from The University of California, Davis and a Masters of Science from the University of Colorado, Denver. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Josh Vail, CAIA, Senior Vice President, Director of Sales

Josh Vail, CAIA, serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Sales at 361 Capital. Mr. Vail joined 361 Capital in 2010 and brings more than 16 years of experience working with alternative investments and product development.

Throughout his career, Mr. Vail has worked with numerous investment structures, including Private Offerings, Non-Traded REITs, Hedge Funds and Mutual Funds, as well as alternative asset classes and strategies, such as Private Real Estate Equity, Collateralized Debt Obligations, Mezzanine Financing, Long/Short Equity, Equity Market Neutral and Managed Futures. Prior to joining 361 Capital, Mr. Vail was the Director of Capital Markets and Regional Vice President for Welton Street Investments where he focused on alternative product development and distribution.

Mr. Vail graduated from the Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Real Estate. He currently holds a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation, as well as FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations. He has 15 years of financial services industry experience.

Alexandra Seifert, Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing

Alexandra Seifert is Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing at 361 Capital and is responsible for overall strategy and day-to-day management of all marketing and public relations initiatives at the firm.

Prior to joining 361 Capital, Ms. Seifert held senior-level positions in marketing strategy and planning, advisor practice management and content strategy at Janus Capital Group. Previously she was a marketing director at Charles Schwab and led key programs for Schwab’s OneSource platform and within Schwab Advisor Services™, Schwab’s custodial business supporting Registered Investment Advisors. Ms. Seifert has over 20 years of experience marketing mutual funds and other investments to both financial intermediaries and individual investors.

Ms. Seifert holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and French from the University of Colorado. She currently holds FINRA Series 6, 7 and 63 registrations.