Albert LaCava, CIMAŽ President & Chief Investment Officer
Contributions As Founder, Al has established the investment philosophy and research process. He heads the portfolio management and research responsibilities of the firm.
Al has 35 years experience in the industry spanning the hedge fund, institutional equity, and discretionary asset management segments of the investment business. He copyrighted the "Maximum Equity Model" in 1981 and has been designing investment models ever since. He earned an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and has his BBA in Finance and Marketing cum laude from the University of Cincinnati College of Business. Al has also earned the CIMA® Certified Investment Management Analyst designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).He is a graduate of the Preferred Portfolio Management Program at the Investment Institute.Al lectured for the Ohio Society of CPA Continuing Education Program.
Personal Notes Al is married to his wife Mary Ellen and has two children. He and his wife are both lifelong residents of Northeast Ohio. Alestablished the Investment Club at a private high school and served as instructor for three years. He has volunteered at various civic and charitable organizations. Al has traveled to 22 countries on five continents. He also enjoys golf and skiing.