Maximilian Heitner is the director of research and risk management. He is responsible for developing and recommending risk strategies to achieve the firm’s investment goals as well as assisting in the analysis of investment ideas which meet investment objectives and portfolio requirements. Mr. Heitner also works with portfolio managers and analysts to monitor and analyze risk exposure, discuss new investment ideas and review the fundamental developments of stocks, industries, and/or geographic segments to enhance investment decision-making across strategies. Additionally, he serves on the firm’s executive and business management committees.
Mr. Heitner joined Driehaus Capital Management in 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Heitner worked at PEAK6 Asset Management L.L.C. as a senior analyst covering large cap stocks. He also worked at Magnetar Investment Management as a quantitative analyst. Before that role, Mr. Heitner held positions at William Blair & Company LLC, Tucker Anthony, and Brokerage Consultants LLC.
Mr. Heitner received a B.A. from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from Loyola University.