Michael Karris
President, CIO & Founder

​​​​​​​​​​​​Michael Karris is the founder of EndowBridge Capital.  


Formerly, he was Director of Investments/Trading for Columbia University’s endowment focusing on beta rebalancing, hedging overlay strategies, and transition management. He developed analytical tools for risk management & performance attribution.


Michael also worked at JP Morgan Asset Management in fixed income as a product specialist in the Long Duration and Stable Value teams, focusing on portfolio management and analytics for defined contribution & defined benefit pension plans.  

Prior to this, he worked at BNP Paribas in Global Fixed Income Institutional Sales covering U.S. fund managers, hedge funds, and private banking groups.  He has extensive experience in capital markets, working with institutional investors across many asset classes since 1993.


Michael earned an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.​


He is a registered investment adviser​ and holds a NASD Series 65 license (having previously held Series 7, 3, and 63 licenses).

Advisory Board

Mr. Zibman is a retired hedge fund marketer.  He spent twenty years in the hedge fund industry raising money for numerous funds, covering a variety of styles, primarily from offshore sources (London, Zurich, Zug, Luzerne, Geneva, Milano, Amsterdam).

Prior to the hedge fund world, he worked for fifteen years in international business development in Europe and the southern cone of South America. This work was performed on behalf of both public and private sector entities.

Mr. Zibman has a BA in religion and an MBA from Temple University. He was an amateur and semi-professional soccer player for twenty years and is a veteran of the US Army (1965-1968).  

Advisory Board Member

Daniel Zibman

Ms. Asher is the Founding Director of Paragon Fund Services, a Delaware LLC based in Stamford, Connecticut. She has a 25-year career in financial services and investment management in roles that have included Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer.  

Ms. Asher is a Certified Investment Fund Director and an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional. She graduated from Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. 

Advisory Board Member

Joan Marie Asher, CIFD, IACCP

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