Michael Krause, CFA – Partner
Michael Krause co-founded Counterpoint Mutual Funds in 2014. Prior to founding the Adviser, Mr. Krause founded Counterpoint Asset Management, LLC in 2012 to offer quantitative investment strategies to clients. Mr. Krause served as a financial risk analyst at Sempra Energy in 2011 and as a senior financial risk analyst San Diego Gas & Electric from 2012 until 2014. At San Diego Gas & Electric, Mr. Krause was a part of a risk management group that oversaw risk exposure in Sempra Utilities’ power, natural gas, and fleet energy hedging portfolios.
Mr. Krause obtained an MBA from the Rady School of Management at the University of California at San Diego and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from San Diego State University. Mr. Krause is a CFA® charterholder. Mr. Krause also worked as a computer and information technology consultant and co-founded Exchange Network Services, Inc., an internet service provider, which earned him the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Northeast Ohio regional award in 1998.