Innovator ETFs: About our team
BUILT ON A FOUNDATION
OF INNOVATION
Relentlessly bringing forward-thinking strategies to the investment landscape.
"DEFINE YOUR FUTURE"
Our Purpose
Innovation is our hallmark and acts as a guide to our company’s principles. Our passion is to provide investors with investment opportunities they never considered or thought possible. We are driven by our commitment to help people to better control their financial outcomes.
Our Company
Innovator Capital Management LLC has a legacy of innovative investment solutions. Formed in 2014, the firm is currently headed by ETF visionaries, Bruce Bond and John Southard founders of one of the largest ETF providers in the world.
LEADERSHIP
BRUCE BOND
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Bruce is co-founder and CEO of Innovator Capital Management. Having cofounded Power Shares Capital Management in 2003, he is recognized as one of the pioneers of the ETF industry. His leadership, creativity and entrepreneurial vision challenged the conventional thinking about ETFs and blazed a trail that made way for the massive growth of what is known today as smart or strategic beta. In addition to being recognized for best-in- class products, Bruce has been named the ETF industry’s most influential person on multiple occasions. He is a thought leader and has been quoted in financial publications around the globe.
JOHN SOUTHARD
CO-FOUNDER & CIO
John is co-founder and CIO of Innovator Capital Management, overseeing research initiatives, portfolio management and trading operations of the company. He is the co-founder of PowerShares Capital Management, LLC and T2 Capital Management, LLC, a commercial real estate private equity company. John has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, Investment News, TheStreet.com and others. He is a CFA charter holder, holds a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and an MBA from DePaul University.
GRAHAM DAY
VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT & RESEARCH
Graham joined Innovator Capital Management in 2017 and is vice president of product & research, responsible for product development, capital markets and research efforts. Prior to joining Innovator, Graham was SVP - head of product & research at Elkhorn Investments and a Senior Strategist at Invesco PowerShares. He has been quoted in CNBC.com, TheStreet.com, FA magazine, FOX Business and Investopedia.com. Graham is a CFA charter holder, a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and holds a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College.
TREVOR TERRELL
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
Trevor joined Innovator Capital Management in 2017 and is vice president of sales, responsible for distribution and marketing efforts across the institutional, national wirehouse, registered investment advisor and regional & independent broker dealer channels. Prior to joining Innovator, he was SVP – head of sales at Elkhorn Investments and spent time in several sales positions at Invesco PowerShares. Trevor holds a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University and also maintains the series 24, 7, 66 and 63 FINRA licenses.