As Head of Trading, Damon’s main goal is to provide exceptional service to the firm’s advisors. Damon assists, trains, and onboards advisors to various trading platforms while also managing and executing trades for firm-managed models. Supporting the Director of Investments and Portfolio Managers, Damon is continually looking for ways to improve the firm’s trading department, platform, and infrastructure.
Damon joined NewEdge Advisors in 2022 as a CFA® charter holder with 20 years of securities industry experience. Having started in the business in brokerage operations at Bidwell & Company in the late 90s, Damon later focused his career on equities trading, including nearly 14 years as an equity market maker with D.A. Davidson & Co. An Oregon native, Damon earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from the University of Oregon. He currently resides in Bend, OR, with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.