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Todd W. Butterfield
President | Chief Strategist
Wyckoff Stock Market Institute
Currently managing the BlackBay Blended ETF Strategy, 149.94% incept Jan. 1, 2010. It has achieved a 16.06% annual return versus the S&P 500 of 9.98%, with 30% less risk.
In 1982, Mr. Butterfield graduated from the Wyckoff Stock Market Institute and was anxious to put his knowledge to the test. Mr. Butterfield decided to enter the U.S. Investment Championship’s real money competitions to prove that he was able to compete. The first one he entered he placed 12th in the nation, and every competition he entered over the years has been listed below. Mr. Butterfield began his professional career in 1984, as a Professional Stock, Option, and Commodity Trader with Rialcor Shatkin, Chicago, Illinois. In 1990, he registered as a Commodity Trading Advisor with a very successful 4 year track record. In 1991, he became a Financial Consultant for Smith Barney, Quincy, Illinois. At the beginning of 1997, Mr. Butterfield founded Butterfield Capital Advisors/Butterfield Futures. As a Registered Investment Advisor, he could offer fee-based investment advice to his clients, and as an IB he could offer futures brokerage services. In 2011, he formed The BlackBay Group, which encompasses BlackBay Capital Advisors (RIA) and BlackBay Futures Group LLC (GIB). BlackBay Fund Management LLC, was formed in 2013 to launch the BlackBay Blended Strategy Fund LP, a hedge fund for accredited investors.