SSTA Leadership


Kyle Fenton – President

Senior Equity Trader at Rainier Investment Management

Kyle joined Rainier Investment Management as an Associate Equity Trader in 2014, bringing a background in OTC and listed derivatives to support the international small cap product. Prior to joining Rainier he spent four years as an equity derivatives trading assistant at Janus Henderson Group, focused on option and swap trading. He graduated from the University of Denver with an MBA in Finance, as well as a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University.

Steve Tripp – Vice President

Biography update in progress.



Biography update in progress.

Chris Hackman – Past President

Chris is currently Senior Trader, Head of Domestic Trading for Parametric Portfolio Associates. Prior to joining Parametric in 2007, Chris held various positions with, including CFO and VP Director of Technology. He spent five years on the sell side with the investment bank Robertson Stephens including three years as a trader on their NASDAQ market making desk. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in Commerce majoring in Finance.

Matt Steadman – Past President

Matt Steadman is a Senior Equity Trader at Russell Investments.

Matt began his equity trading career in 2002, during a period of rapid growth for the Benson Small Cap Value Team at Wells Capital Management. Prior to joining Rainier, he was at Chinook Capital Management where he was in charge of creating a trading desk and leading the best execution and soft dollar committees. He graduated with a B.A in Business Administration with a Major in Finance and a Minor in Economics from Washington State University. He is a current officer of the SSTA and had previously served as the President of the Security Traders Association of Portland.

SSTA Advisory Board

  • Alex Frink – Russell Investments
  • Chris Lane – Russell Investments