Michael Santarelli, MBA

Michael Santarelli, MBA

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager

Michael Santarelli, MBA, oversees investment holdings, maintains our asset allocations, and ensures best execution as the Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager at Altman Advisors. With over two decades of experience in institutional investing, Michael has honed a deep expertise in trading all asset classes, risk analysis, and portfolio management. He leads the Asset Management Group, guiding the team in managing substantial assets and implementing sophisticated investment strategies across our eight risk models, from Cash Management to our Balanced portfolios to our Core Equity portfolio.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Finance degree from Illinois State University and Master of Business Administration from DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Prior to Altman Advisors, he served as a Managing Director and Client Portfolio Manager at PPM America, an institutional asset manager. Michael’s passion and dedication permeates every day at the firm, and he is a role model for the entire team.

Beyond his professional roles, Michael is a devoted husband and father of four. He is actively involved in community service, especially in youth sports and local charities. He has a notable commitment to Feed My Starving Children, dedicated to combating global child hunger by providing meals to children worldwide.