Chief Executive, FocusPoint Private Capital Group
David Conrod is Chief Executive of FocusPoint. Prior to founding FocusPoint in 2010, he was a Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, LLC, as well as Head of the Private Fund Group, the distribution arm of Guggenheim. From 1999 to 2010, Mr. Conrod and his team were responsible for raising over $13 billion institutional and private investor capital for Guggenheim Partners, LLC-sponsored and third-party private equity, real estate and hedge fund investment partnerships, representing 11 funds and six distinct strategies/management teams. From 1992 to 2000, he was Director of Sales & Marketing at HSBC Asset Management (Americas), Inc., where he was responsible for raising HSBC’s Asian, Indian and European private equity funds, in addition to a significant separate account business in long-only investment products. Mr. Conrod graduated with an A.B. from Kenyon College and received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.