Mr. Gallagher is President of SGA. Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner and served as Director of Research and Acquisition at Nile Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Previously, he served as Deputy CIO at Artio Global Investors/Julius Baer Investment Management where he conducted macro-economic analysis, was Co-Head of the Global Equity team, and worked closely with the risk management and trading teams. Prior to his 14 years at Artio Global Investors, Mr. Gallagher was Head of Investment Management Asia for JP Morgan Private Bank in Singapore and Head of Global Equity for Bankers Trust International Private Bank. His responsibilities included the development of asset management and research processes, global asset allocation strategies, and economic analysis. Earlier in his career, Mr. Gallagher was an Analyst with Irwin Management Company where he was responsible for the selection and evaluation of external managers, as well as financial oversight for Venture Capital investments. Mr. Gallagher has appeared numerous times on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Fox Business News as well as having been quoted in The Wall Street Journal. He was also a guest lecturer at Yale University. Mr. Gallagher received his BA in Economics from the University of Virginia and his MBA from The Darden Graduate School of Business. He is currently a member of the Board of Managers and member of the investment Committee for the University of Virginia Alumni Association.