Mr. Trennert is the Managing Partner of Strategas Research Partners LLC and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm’s broker-dealer subsidiary, Strategas Securities, LLC. In addition, as Chief Investment Strategist, Mr. Trennert is known as one of Wall Street’s top thought leaders on the subject of markets and economic policy. His research pieces are read by leading institutional investors and corporate executives across the globe. In 2006, Mr. Trennert co-founded Strategas, which originally began with just five employees. Today, the firm employs over fifty research analysts, institutional salesmen, and sales traders at its offices in New York, Washington D.C., and Columbus, Ohio. Prior to founding Strategas, Jason was the Chief Investment Strategist and a Senior Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group where he built and oversaw two of that Firm’s most popular research efforts, its Company Surveys and Investment Strategy groups. Widely quoted in the domestic and foreign press, Jason is a regular guest host on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and “Bloomberg Surveillance” with Tom Keene. He is the author of the popular investment book, New Markets, New Strategies, published in 2005 by McGraw Hill. His most recent book, My Side of the Street, was published by St. Martin’s in May 2015. He was the Treasurer of La Scuola d’Italia where he established and headed its investment committee, is a member of the Board of Governors of The Columbus Citizens Foundation, and a member of the investment committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Jason has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.