Christopher Gersch

Christopher Gersch, is the Director of Strategy at Bell Curve Capital. Gersch joined Bell Curve Capital after a deal with his firm Altimus Capital in early 2015.   Gersch previously was the Founder and Director of Portfolio Management at Altimus Capital, a Chicago based derivative hedge fund, since 2010.  Gersch can often be seen as an expert guest speaker on currency and commodities products for CNBC, Bloomberg, BNN, CNN and Fox Business News. 

Gersch has 14 years of trading experience that began with the Hanley Group in the Soybean Options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in 2003, which led him to become Head Trader of Spike Trading’s equity trading division in 2004. Gersch brought Spike’s machine learning tools and filters to Merrill Lynch’s CBOE trading floor operations in 2006. He then went on to found Chicago Global Capital, LLC, a Commodity Trading Advisor Firm specializing in managed currency products. Complementing this range of business development experiences, Gersch has developed algorithmic trading systems utilizing European & US Treasury Bond Markets, Equity, Equity Option, Commodity Option, Currency Future and Spot Currency markets. He has passed the FINRA Series 3, 7, 24, 55, 63 and 65 exams. Gersch graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Aerospace from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, and is a licensed multi-engine commercial pilot.