Michael Tiedemann is a Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Tiedemann Advisors, one of the largest independent investment firms in the United States. He began his career as an emerging markets research analyst for Tiedemann Investment Group. He later joined Banco Garantia and ran their equity sales and trading operations out of New York. During this time, Tiedemann worked closely with the firm's top-ranked Hedge Fund-of-Fund Group. Today, he is frequently invited as a speaker at financial and regulatory associations around the country.