About Valkyrie Funds

Valkyrie Funds is a leading financial services firm at the intersection of traditional finance and the emerging digital asset sector. Headquartered in Nashville, Valkyrie’s team combines deep technical expertise in the blockchain economy with robust experience launching investment vehicles across the traditional markets. Valkyrie is led by financial industry veterans with an extensive background across firms including Guggenheim Partners, UBS, JP Morgan, 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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Lori Tiernan

Chief Strategy 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

Head of Retail Distribution


John Key is a Managing Director responsible for Partnerships and Interim Head of Distribution at Valkyrie Investments. Prior to joining Valkyrie, John was the Principal/Founder of Key Strategic Advisors, LLC, a strategic advisory and consulting firm specializing...

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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 Portfolio Management


Prior to joining Valkyrie, Bill was a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, where he was member of the insurance portfolio management division for $80 billion of assets under management. Before that...

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