Mr. Schoonover is Chief Operating Officer for Catalyst Capital Advisors, LLC. He is a member of the Advisor’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Schoonover began his association with the Advisor in 2011 as a Research Consultant, supporting the implementation and back testing of quantitative strategies. In 2013, he became a Senior Analyst at the Advisor, providing investment research for several mutual funds and soon thereafter was promoted to Portfolio Manager. Mr. Schoonover was named a Portfolio Manager on the Catalyst Buyback Strategy Fund in December 2013. He assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer in June 2017.
From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Schoonover served in various technical and scientific management roles with the Perrigo Company. Mr. Schoonover received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance with high distinction from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.