Luke J. Aucoin is a Co-Founder of Vista Research and Management and serves as the firm's Chief Operating Officer. He also serves as a Portfolio Manager for the Listed Private Equity Plus Fund, for which he conducts fundamental and macroeconomic research and makes buy and sell decisions. Mr. Aucoin previously directed the marketing and distribution of mutual fund and separate account products through financial intermediaries for Al Frank Asset Management. His responsibilities included portfolio management, product enhancements and new product development. Before joining Al Frank Asset Management, Mr. Aucoin worked in client relationship management with the American Funds Group. Mr. Aucoin earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Southern California in 1997 and an MBA with an emphasis in finance and portfolio management from the University of California at Irvine in 2005. Profile
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