Michael A. DeRose
Director, Managed Futures Division
The Straits Financial LLC Managed Futures Division is managed by Michael A. DeRose. With close to 25 years in the professionally managed futures and alternatives industry, Mr. DeRose has directed the growth of over $1 billion USD for managed futures programs.
As Director, Mr. DeRose’s responsibilities include the development and marketing of all strategies and supervision of professionally managed futures products in the US and internationally. Mr. DeRose is a registered member of the CFTC/NFA with expertise in the development and implementation of strategies, or portfolios of strategies, involving professionally-managed futures and top-ranking emerging managers to provide diversification for retail and institutional investors as well as family offices. Mr. DeRose has decades of experience in the use of leveraged managed futures strategies and commodity-related products as means of providing non-correlated or low-correlated asset classes to investment portfolios while lowering overall portfolio risk, enhancing returns and utilizing volatility in any market environment. Mr. DeRose has broad-based experience and expertise in constructing businesses relating to Unified Managed Accounts (UMAs) and alternative investments such as hedge funds, managed futures funds, and individually-managed accounts.