Deiya Pernas

Deiya heads the investment manager research and diligence efforts, and is responsible for portfolio analytics, client performance reporting and overall investment solutions at HighTower, The Bahnsen Group. He manages the infrastructure & processes responsible to achieve both scale and enhance customization in the portfolio management process. Deiya is to essential to all aspects of trading, asset allocation, performance reporting and manager selection.

He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. His educational research focuses on using financial modeling to drive business strategy and decisions. He currently holds the Series 7 and 66 licenses and is a CFA level III candidate.

He has four years of honorable service in the United States Air Force where he was an F-15 Fighter technician. In addition, for a period of 365 days he was assigned to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base’s Honor Guard as part of the Air Force’s Mortuary Affairs Program.