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Our experienced team is the engine of innovation behind our flexible,
risk-managed investment solutions.



Successfully navigating bull and bear markets for more than twenty years.


Institutional, risk-managed mutual funds across four asset classes.

800 Million

In assets under management across Institutional SMAs, private clients, and institutional mutual funds.

40+ Years

Of combined investment team experience in researching, developing and executing risk-managed solutions.

For more than two decades Anchor Capital has been at the forefront of risk-managed investment strategies designed to reduce portfolio risk and achieve better investment outcomes.

Executive Team

Eric Leake

Chief Investment Officer

Eric Leake is President and Chief Investment Officer at Anchor Capital. Eric is a level III Chartered Market Technician, member of the Market Technicians Association co-portfolio manager to four Anchor Capital risk-managed mutual funds. A national speaker and author on quantitative risk-managed investment strategies, Mr. Leake has also served as an ETF trustee and board member to Rydex Financial Services, LLC.

Eric attended Azusa Pacific University with major in Communication and is an active surfer and coach to youth AYSO soccer and NJB basketball teams. Eric lives in Aliso Viejo, CA along with his wife and three children.

Garrett Waters

Chief Executive Officer

Garrett Waters is Chief Executive Officer to Anchor Capital. Before joining Anchor Capital in 2009 Garrett began his investment career in New York City with J.P. Morgan Investment Management within its Institutional Investment Management division, then as a principal with Barclays Global Investors. Mr. Waters was involved in institutional and private fund management with Hollencrest Capital Management in 2001 and Pacific Financial Advisers.

Garrett is a graduate of Villanova University with a degree in business. Garrett is the former Commissioner for Beaches Parks and Recreation for the city of San Clemente and is an active surfer and tennis player. Garrett lives in San Clemente, CA along with his wife and two children.

Doug Dorr

Vice President,
Head of Distribution

Douglas Dorr is Vice President and Head of Distribution to Anchor Capital. Douglas is a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry. Prior to joining Anchor Capital in 2018, Mr. Dorr held successful marketing and sales positions with institutions including State Street Bank, GE Capital, AXA/Allianz, and PNC Bank.

Douglas is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio with a degree in Political Science. He enjoys hockey, skiing, coaching and spending time with his wife and three children.

Larry Stawiarski

General Counsel,
Chief Compliance Officer

Lawrence V. Stawiarski is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to Anchor Capital. Before joining Anchor Capital in 2014, Lawrence was a partner at two large national law firms with his practice focused in the areas of Securities Law, Corporate Compliance, Commercial and Business Law. He has served as both National and Midwest counsel to several of the largest drug and pharmaceutical companies in the United States. Mr. Stawiarski has previously been named DBusiness Top Lawyer in 2010-2012 and maintained an AV Peer Review Rating at Martindale-Hubbell.

Lawrence is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

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