As Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of SpringTide, Aaron Dirlam oversees the investment process. Aaron works with the rest of the investment team in determining the appropriate asset allocation for client portfolios, monitoring investment managers currently working with SpringTide clients and conducting research to identify and select new investment managers. Aaron is also responsible for monitoring markets for emerging trends or developing risks that may impact SpringTide clients’ portfolios. Prior to launching SpringTide in 2017, Aaron was Director of Research at Altair Advisers.

Prior to joining Altair in 2005, Aaron was a senior investment analyst at Vogel Consulting, a multi-service family office. He has also worked at Harris Associates from 1999-2004, where he was a senior associate. Aaron is a CFA® charterholder and has earned the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. Aaron graduated from Lake Forest College with degrees in Business and Psychology. He is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.