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TEAM

Who We Are

Our team at Curasset Capital is made up of highly experienced, talented professionals with backgrounds in finance and technology.

Peter Strzalkowski, CFA

PETER STRZALKOWSKI, CFA

CEO/Senior Portfolio Manager

Peter Strzalkowski serves as CEO and portfolio manager of Curasset Capital Management. From 2009-2020 he was responsible for the performance of core, credit, and limited-term bond strategies at OppenheimerFunds in his role as senior portfolio manager, senior vice president, and co-team leader. Prior to joining the Core Bond Team in 2009, Peter was a portfolio manager on OppenheimerFunds’ Cash Strategies team. Peter holds a B.S. in finance from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Avinand Jutagir, CFA

AVINAND JUTAGIR, CFA

President/Senior Portfolio Manager

Avinand Jutagir serves as senior portfolio manager for Curasset Capital Management. He is responsible for security selection and allocation decisions. Avinand performed these duties previously at OppenheimerFunds from 2010- 2019, as a member of the Core Bond Team. From 2008 through 2010, Avinand was a consultant with S&P’s Global Data Solutions U.S RMBS Edition team. Avinand holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a CFA charterholder.

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BENJAMIN ROCKMULLER, CFA, FRM

Partner/Senior Portfolio Manager

Benjamin Rockmuller serves as senior portfolio manager and head of AI strategies for Curasset Capital Management.  From 2009 to 2019, Benjamin was responsible for leadership of the Global Multi-Asset Team at OppenheimerFunds, where he developed both strategic and tactical top-down investment selection models.  From 2003 to 2009, Benjamin designed and implemented quantitative models for Oppenheimer’s Global Debt Team.  Benjamin holds a B.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an M.B.A. from New York University, and is both a CFA  charterholder and certified FRM.

Jamie Teschner, CIMA

JAMIE TESCHNER, CIMA 

SVP/Senior Client Relationship Manager

As an experienced and seasoned relationship manager, Jamie has spent the past 40 years providing guidance to Trust Banks, Independent Trust Companies, and RIAs in support of investment solutions to their asset allocation and strategy specific needs. Prior to joining Curasset Capital Management in 2022, he represented Fidelity Institutional Asset Management (FIAM), American Century, and Federated Investors. Jamie brings a wide range of expertise to the firm that includes a fiduciary perspective on both practice and investments. 

Jamie earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Penn State and currently holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation. 

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MICHAEL HISLOP

Investment Analyst

Michael Hislop serves as an Investment Analyst for Curasset Capital Management. He supports the senior portfolio managers in investment research and operational duties. Michael also served in these functions at Chartwell Consulting, where he was a member of the investment team providing asset allocation and manager due diligence for retirement plans, endowments, foundations, and family offices.  More recently, Michael assisted in the securitization of esoteric mortgage products for Reverse Mortgage Investment Trust, where he was a part of their internal capital markets group. Michael holds a B.S. in finance from Montclair State University, and an M.S. in financial technology from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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