Richard Beleutz, CEO – Alternative Investment Resource Mr. Beleutz founded AIR in April 2004. While at AIR, Mr. Beleutz been involved in over 1 Billion USD of capital raising mainly for hedge funds and middle market investment banking transactions. He has significant capital markets experience including: •Beleutz & Associates, LLC (2002-2004): B&A successfully raised $50 million as a hedge fund using proprietary models to trade both international mutual funds and S& P Futures. •From 1993-2004: Mr. Beleutz built a $50 million retail financial advisory business with American Express Financial Advisors (AEFA), attaining Platinum Advisor status in 2003. He developed extensive financial marketing experience through over a decade of building his book of clientele and through leading and teaching advisors and managers. Mr. Beleutz entered formal management for AEFA (now Ameriprise) in 1996 as a District Manager and was promoted to a Branch Manager role running their downtown Chicago office thru January 2004.
Mr. Beleutz’ knowledge of financial markets has earned him television appearances on ABC News. He holds Series 3, 7, 9, 10, 24 and 63 securities and principal licenses. He received a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1992.