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Catherine Sellman '93
Founder and Portfolio Manager of the Aperimus Funds and Managing Member and Founder of Aperimus Capital, LLC
Board Member: Elected 2016
AB Dartmouth College
MBA Anderson School of Business, UCLA
Located in Marina Del Rey, California, Aperimus focuses its research efforts on companies in financial distress. Aperimus manages portfolios of investments based on this research, primarily in the US equity markets, on behalf of a group of institutions and family offices. Following a career in environmental engineering in Washington, D.C. and Telluride, Colorado, Catherine began her investment career in 2000 at Barrington Partners, an investment fund in Santa Monica, California. As a managing director, she focused on analyzing companies in financial distress.
In 2005, Catherine joined Atlas Capital, an investment fund based in Dallas, Texas. As a principal, she was responsible for idea generation, research, and trading for a segment of the fund's equity portfolio. She left Atlas to found Aperimus in December 2008. Catherine earned an AB in engineering sciences from Dartmouth in 1993 and an MBA focused on finance and accounting from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA in 2000. She guest lectures at the Anderson School on finance and accounting.