Ryan Comfort is responsible for leading the research effort for the U.S. consumer sector. In this capacity, he conducts top-down and fundamental analysis on the sector and makes portfolio recommendations to the co-portfolio managers. He joined the firm in 2015. His investment industry experience of 12 years includes tenure at Northern Trust Investments. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a B.B.A. in Finance and has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Economics.