Mr. Trennert is the managing partner of Strategas Research Partners LLC and the chairman and chief executive officer of the firm's broker-dealer subsidiary, Strategas Securities, LLC. Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Trennert was the chief investment strategist and a senior managing director at International Strategy & Investment Group where he built and oversaw two of that Firm's most popular research efforts, its Company Surveys and Investment Strategy groups.

 Widely quoted in the domestic and foreign press, Mr. Trennert is a regular guest host on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and "Bloomberg Surveillance" with Tom Keene. He is the author of three books on investing and the investment business. My Side of the Street, published in 2015 by St. Martin’s Press, was described as a “colorful account of how it was and how the financial markets are changing, for better and for worse.”

Mr. Trennert was the treasurer of La Scuola d’Italia where he built and oversaw its investment committee. He is a member of the board of governors of The Columbus Citizens Foundation. He has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and B.S. in international economics from Georgetown University.