About Steben

Executive Team

The executive team at Steben & Company, Inc. represents a wide range of skills, industry experience and technical expertise. Steben & Company, Inc. is committed to the highest level of client service, professionalism and integrity.
  • Kenneth E. Steben
    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Ken Steben is President and Chief Executive Officer of Steben & Company. A pioneer in the managed futures fund business, Ken founded Steben & Company in 1989. Since that time, he has introduced hundreds of financial advisory firms to managed futures. Prior to founding Steben & Company, Ken was a licensed Financial Advisor and Broker since 1981 He serves on the Firm's Investment Committee and is the Chairman of Steben & Company's Board of Directors. Ken holds his Series 3, 5, 7, 24 licenses and is a General Securities Principal. Ken earned his Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in Accounting, from Maharishi University of Management in 1979.

  • John Dolfin, CFA
    Chief Investment Officer

    John Dolfin is the Chief Investment Officer of Steben & Company. John joined the Firm in 2011, with a background in due diligence, research in financial markets, and allocation to alternative strategies. Prior to joining Steben & Company, John was Managing Director, Liquid Strategies Group at SAFANAD Inc., and he served as Director, Head of Macro and CTA Strategies at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. John earned his Bachelor of Arts, in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from The University of Oxford in 1993, and his Masters in Economics from Yale University in 1996. John has been a CFA charter holder since 2005.

  • Carl A. Serger, CPA
    Chief Financial Officer

    Carl Serger is Chief Financial Officer at Steben & Company. Carl joined the Firm in 2009, with over 20 years of experience with financial and operating issues. Prior to joining Steben & Company, Carl was Senior Vice President, CFO and COO for Peracon, Inc., a leading electronic transactions platform for institutional commercial real estate transactions. Previously, he was CFO, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Finetre Corporation, a financial technology platform company providing services to major brokerage firms, banks and insurance companies, until its acquisition by Ebix, Inc. in 2006. He remained with Ebix as Senior Vice President and CFO after the acquisition. Carl serves on Steben & Company's Board of Directors. He holds his Series 28 license and is a CPA. Carl earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University in 1982, and a Technology Management Certification from the California Institute of Technology.

  • Brian Hull
    Brian F. Hull
    Chief Compliance Officer

    Brian F. Hull is Chief Compliance Officer of Steben & Company. Brian joined the Firm in July 1997, and over that time has held several positions in the firm's compliance and operations departments. Prior to joining Steben & Company, Brian was a Registered Representative and a General Securities Principal of Tiger Investment Group, Inc. in Waltham, MA, where he served as Chief Compliance Officer from 1995 to 1997. Brian holds Series 3, 7, 24, 28 licenses and is both a General Securities and Financial and Operations Principal. Brian attended the University of Alaska Anchorage, majoring in accounting.


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