Thomas N. Rollinger is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer for Red Rock Capital and as an 18-year industry veteran, he honed his skills under quantitative hedge fund legend, Edward O. Thorp (Market Wizards author Jack Schwager recently called Dr. Thorp the greatest of all time). The strategy Rollinger co-developed & co-managed with
Edward Thorp was successful enough to gain mention in two best-selling books (The Quants and Hedge Fund Market Wizards). Considered a thought leader in the futures industry, Mr. Rollinger published the highly acclaimed 37-page white paper Revisiting Kat’s Managed Futures & Hedge Funds in 2012 and co-authored both Sortino Ratio: A Better Measure of Risk and A Comparison of CTA Indexes in 2013. Previously he was a consultant to two top CTAs and he inspired the creation of an industry-leading trading system design software package. Earlier in his career, Mr. Rollinger founded and operated a systematic futures investment fund and worked for original “Turtle” Tom Shanks of Hawksbill Capital Management. After graduating college in Michigan, Mr. Rollinger became a U.S. Marine Corps Officer. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in command of a 42-man infantry platoon and was selected to be promoted to the rank of Captain before resigning his commission. He holds a finance degree with a minor in economics and is a Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP) Level 1 Charter Holder.