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Our experienced team of Anchor Capital advisors is the engine of innovation behind our flexible,
risk-managed investment 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


Eric Leake is a co-portfolio manager to three 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 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.

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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