Sauro joined Pinnacle full-time in January 2011 after completing an internship with the firm over the previous summer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Finance from Bocconi University, in Italy. As Pinnacle’s Director of Quantitative Research, Sauro is primarily responsible for the management and development of Pinnacle’s in-house quantitative research models, which support the firm’s investment process. In addition, Sauro is an integral part of Pinnacle’s Investment Team, which is responsible for the firm’s asset allocation and security selection decisions. Sauro is a CFA charter holder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.