Adan Galvan

Senior Portfolio Manager
Ativo Capital Management LLC
Chicago, IL 

Adan Galvan is a Senior Portfolio manager with Ativo Capital Management LLC. Adan was born in San Antonio, TX and received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Rice University in Houston. After Graduation, Adan worked for the Connexions Project, one of the first digital eco-systems designed to provide learners with free, high quality educational materials on the web. At Connexions, Adan developed online contest creation tolls, and led a group of approximately ten editors in the creation of thousands of learning objects. 
In 2005, Adan began pursuing his MBA at Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business. While studying at Loyola, Adan was a graduate scholar and elected President of the Economics forum; a position which allowed him to work directly with the head of the Economics department. Adan received his MBA with concentrations in Finance and Derivative Markets in 2007. 
Adan joined Ativo Capital Management as an intern in early 2006, and was offered a full-time position later that fall. In addition to being the head trader for Ativo, he is senior member of the investment team and co-portfolio manager for the Ativo Microcap Portfolio. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a volunteer for the CFA Chicago Social Advisory Group.