Anthony Cardenas

Anthony Cardenas joined French Financial as a portfolio manager in 2021 and now serves as our Chief Investment Officer. Anthony started his career as an investment analyst at a boutique hedge fund in 2017, where he primarily researched companies in the defense & aerospace industry and oversaw a team of junior analysts. His research covered areas such as financial statement analysis, M&A activity, geopolitics and international monetary policy. Prior to joining French Financial, Anthony was the Head of Operations and Portfolio Management for a fund manager based in Greenwich, CT and previously worked as a strategy associate for a laboratory equipment manufacturer in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

He obtained an MBA from Pepperdine University in 2018 and received an undergraduate degree in Political Science at UC Davis in 2013. At his core, Anthony is passionate about solving problems and plans to enroll in a top-ranked MBA program in 2023, where his dissertation research will focus on the intersection of business and homelessness in the United States.