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About Valkyrie Funds

Valkyrie Funds LLC is a specialized alternative financial services firm at the intersection of traditional finance and the emerging cryptocurrency sector whose affiliates aim to offer asset management, research and other services. Headquartered in Nashville, Valkyrie Funds aims to provide exposure to the emerging digital asset class through traditional financial vehicles. Valkyrie Funds is led by seasoned asset managers who have previously launched multiple ETFs, publicly traded funds and ETPs, including digital asset funds with backgrounds across Guggenheim Partners, UBS, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and The World Bank.

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Executive Team


Leah Wald

Chief Executive Officer


Leah Wald is the CEO of Valkyrie Funds. She is an economist with an expertise in asset management focused on value investing. As a direct report to the CEO of Vital Financial, Wald spearheaded investment strategies for multi-billion dollar asset managers on global macro strategy.

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Steven McClurg

Chief Investment Officer


Previously, Mr. McClurg was a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, where he was a portfolio manager and responsible for portfolio construction and strategy for fixed income and private equity. Most recently, Mr. McClurg founded Theseus Capital...

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Nick Bonos

Head of Fund Operations


Nikolaos (Nick) Bonos has been in the financial services industry for more than 32 years. He has worked in various senior operational roles for State Street, JP Morgan Chase, Rydex Investments, Security Benefit Corp., Guggenheim Investments, and MUFG Investor Services (US), LLC.

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Scottland Keefer

Chief Compliance Officer


Scottland Keefer has worked in the financial services industry for over 10 years and is a licensed attorney in the state of Illinois. He began his career at Deloitte Tax, advising large trading firms and hedge funds. After moving to the in-house Legal and Compliance practice, Scottland has worked...

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Lori Tiernan

Chief Marketing Officer


Lori Tiernan brings over a decade of experience launching and growing financial brands. Since 2013, she has run Innovative Asset Growth where she served in an outsourced CMO capacity to several emerging and niche asset managers and FinTech brands. She was an early employee...

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John Key

Managing Director


John is the Managing Director of Valkyrie Funds. Key is the Principal/Founder of Key Strategic Advisors, LLC, a strategic advisory and consulting firm specializing in advising asset managers on their growth strategies and corporate development initiatives.

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John Mulroy

Head of Capital Markets


John is a Senior-Level Capital Markets Executive with 25+ years of experience specializing in ETF creation and distribution, with more than 35 years of experience in the Financial Industry as a whole. John managed the ETF team at Guggenheim Investments in Chicago...

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Bill Cannon

Head of ETF Portfolio Management


Bill Cannon is the Head of ETF Portfolio Management as a Managing Director at Valkyrie. Prior to joining Valkyrie, Bill was a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, where he was member of the insurance portfolio management division...

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