Lunt Capital Management

Lunt Capital Management
215 South State Street
Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 503-3035

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John Lunt
President

John Lunt - President

John Lunt is the President of Lunt Capital Management, Inc. John has created a variety of diversified, tactical investment strategies used by financial advisors around the country. John and Ryan Hessenthaler co-created the methodology for eight index strategies calculated by S&P Dow Jones Indices. He has been a featured speaker at investment conferences around the country, and has written extensively about financial markets. John is a charter member of the ETF Strategists Roundtable for key influencers associated with ETF management. From 2001 to 2014, he served on the board of Utah Retirement Systems (URS), a $20 billion pension fund. From 2004 to 2007, he was elected by his peers as board president. John is currently a member of the investment committee for the $8 billion Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP). John completed the Program for Advanced Trustee Studies at Harvard Law School and finished a number of courses at the New York Institute of Finance on trading and portfolio management. He formerly worked on the Washington, D.C. staff of U.S. Senator Robert Bennett. John graduated Magna Cum Laude with University Honors from Brigham Young University with a degree in Economics, and he later received an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University.

Ryan Hessenthaler
Chief Operating Officer

Ryan Hessenthaler

Ryan Hessenthaler is the Chief Operating Officer of Lunt Capital Management, Inc. Ryan brings diverse and valuable investment experience to Lunt Capital and is involved in all investment decisions at the firm. Prior to joining Lunt Capital, Ryan was a Finance professor and Director of the Center for Financial Analysis at Westminster College. He served as a member of the Westminster Investment Committee, responsible for managing the college's endowments and short-term investment assets. Ryan remains involved in Westminster MasterTrack, a premiere professional mentoring program for select MBA graduates. Ryan also served as Finance Vice President for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization which has raised over $4 billion for 170 children's hospitals throughout North America. He was responsible for overseeing the organization's endowments, pensions, and investment portfolios. He also led a cross-functional team responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting all performance metrics for the organization. Ryan has extensive experience with financial modeling, research, and analysis. Ryan received a degree in Political Science from the University of Utah and an MBA in Finance from Westminster College.

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