Karen Weaver, C.F.A.

Karen Weaver, CFA, is the Head of Market Strategy and Research of Seer Capital Management and is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee. Ms. Weaver was previously Managing Director and Global Head of Securitization Research at Deutsche Bank in New York until February 2010. While at Deutsche Bank she also served as Regional Head for the firm’s equity, fixed income and economics research. Ms. Weaver joined Deutsche Bank from Credit Suisse First Boston in 2000, where she ran ABS, MBS, CMBS and CDO research. Prior to joining CSFB, she was a portfolio manager specializing in securitization, and was an equity investor in the first non-government mortgage securitization.

Ms. Weaver is a contributing author to numerous books on mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, and has appeared frequently on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, the ABC Evening News, NBC Dateline, NPR, PBS, and YahooFinance. She and her teams have earned many industry accolades, including first place rankings by Institutional Investor, Global Investor, Euromoney and Credit Magazine.

Ms. Weaver holds a B.A. in Statistics and Economics from Temple University and studied Finance in the M.B.A. program. She is also a CFA Charterholder.