James Altenbach, CFA is a Portfolio Analyst. He joined DFPG Investments in 2019. Previously, he was an investment advisory professional at Penniall Associates. Prior to that, he had been Principal of Florentez Investment Management, an ETF sponsor. Since the firm’s inception, he served as an advisor to the President on strategic matters including research and proprietary analysis and product development on ETFs. Prior to that Altenbach was an equity research analyst with RedChip Companies. He did his undergraduate work in business administration (Finance) at California State University, Los Angeles, with distinction, and holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).