Chief Investment Officer
Scott D. Martin is Chief Investment Officer of Kingsview Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) based in Chicago, Illinois. He also serves as Contributor to the Fox News Channel and is a Contributor to The Futures Institute at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).
Prior to Kingsview, Mr. Martin was Chief Market Strategist at United Advisors, LLC, a wealth management firm based in New York City where he was co-chairman of the firm’s investment committee and was responsible for portfolio strategy that was utilized with both firm and third party clients. Mr. Martin began his highly regarded career at Astor Asset Management in Chicago, where he was co-portfolio manager on all of Astor’s ETF-based separate account programs as well as on Astor’s mutual fund complex, which was launched in 2009.
At the company, he and his team were named one of the “Best ETF managers” of 2008 by Forbes and he was author of the weekly “Astor Long/Short Balanced Update” newsletter, which received the NAAIM President’s Award for excellence in financial newsletter writing.
A frequent speaker and lecturer, Mr. Martin has been featured in print and broadcast media such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Post, and Vanity Fair.
He is a former columnist with TheStreet.com and is a volunteer with the The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago. Mr. Martin earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation offered through the Investments & Wealth Institute™, and was named one of Chicago’s Notable Financial Advisers by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine. Mr. Martin is a recognized graduate from Denison University where he completed a double major in Economics and French, and spent months abroad studying the introduction of the Euro currency and its impact on European markets.