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Cullen
Thompson

President/CIO & Co-Founder

Cullen is a Co-founder of Bienville and serves as President and Chief Investment Officer. Cullen leads the firm’s global research and investment process. He is focused on idea generation, investment strategy, and is responsible for cultivating the firm’s external advisors, including economic and political consultants.

Cullen has over 15 years of experience investing globally across asset classes, in addition to roles in investment research and portfolio construction. Prior to Bienville, Cullen was the Director of Investments at RR Advisory Group, LLC, a New York-based wealth management firm, senior research analyst at Citi Private Bank, senior portfolio analyst at Lehman Brothers Trust Co., and associate at Arthur Andersen, LLP.

Cullen is a CFA Charterholder, and a member of the Southern 7 Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Culverhouse Investment Management Group, a value investing program at the University of Alabama.

Cullen is a graduate of The University of Alabama, where he received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy. A native of Mobile, AL, Cullen splits time between New York and Los Angeles and is a former All American golfer.