Megan Horneman

Chief Investment Officer


As Chief Investment Officer, Megan leads Verdence research efforts and determines our economic viewpoint. She heads the Verdence Investment Committee and sets strategic asset allocations made within client portfolios. She is one of the financial media’s go-to resources for all things markets and investing, as a regular contributor on Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Yahoo Finance. Prior to joining Verdence, Megan served as a Director and Senior Investment Strategist at Deutsche Bank for 12 years. While at Deutsche Bank, she was a key member of several global and regional investment committees for the Wealth Management Division. She started her career at Legg Mason within the Fixed Income Research and Strategy group.

Get to know Megan!

Best piece of advice from my parents:

“To sum up the many years of advice from my parents that have made me who I am today is nearly impossible. Instead, I would say my father taught me to be able to stand on my own, while my mother taught me to be able to stand on my own but with heart.”

A hobby I wish I had more time for:

“Training for a full Iron Man”

If I could invite anyone, living or dead, for dinner, I would invite:

“Ronald Reagan, Jamie Dimon, and Paul Volcker”

What is your favorite vacation spot?

“Anywhere with my family and no electronic devices.”

Three words that describe me:

“Meticulous, Methodical, and Determined”