Tristan L. Cheal, CPA (Aust.)

Vice President

“Being part of Gurtin’s continuous investment in people and technology as we raise the bar on our level of client service makes this a great place to work.”

Tristan L. Cheal is a vice president and controller in the Finance department at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management. Mr. Cheal is responsible for financial and operational oversight, including asset protection, financial reporting and establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies, procedures, and internal controls.

Prior to joining Gurtin Municipal Bond Management in January 2016, Mr. Cheal served as controller and financial operations principal at Marathon Capital LLC, a Chicago-based financial advisory firm delivering advice for global energy and infrastructure markets, overseeing the financial operations for the consolidated group of companies, including its FINRA-registered broker-dealer. Previously, Mr. Cheal held controller position roles in the brokerage and clearing industries with the PEAK6 group of companies including Apex Clearing Corporation and OptionsHouse LLC, and accounting and middle-office roles with Sydney-based Platinum Asset Management and Macquarie Group Ltd.

Mr. Cheal earned a graduate diploma in applied finance from Kaplan Professional and bachelors' degrees in finance and economics from the University of Newcastle, Australia. Mr. Cheal holds his Series 27 license, and is a member of CPA Australia.