MANAGER OF THE GRADUATE FUND


Tahar Mjigal is the President and Manging Member of Varsity Capital Management LLC (VCM). He holds an MBA with an emphasis in finance and international business from Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma where his thesis was on Portfolio Risk Management. He earned a B.S. in engineering statistics and applied economics from the National Institute of Statistics in Rabat, Morocco.

Prior to founding VCM, he worked for International Capital Management from 2000-2016, where his focus was risk management, securities selection, and analysis. In addition, he contributed to the determination of the asset allocation and the portfolio management of ICMC client accounts. Mr. Mjigal holds a general health and life insurance license, he is currently helping his clients with their insurance needs.
Mr. Mjigal is the author of Tactical Management in the Secular Bear Market, published October 2010, and contributed several articles to Investor’s Business Daily monthly ETFs reports in 2011 and 2012. His research paper “Adaptive Risk Management Strategy” (ARMS) was published by the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) in April 2013.

He founded the Dallas Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and served as president from 2005 – 2012. Looking forward, Mr. Mjigal is committed to managing his clients’ money and helping them grow their assets and achieve their financial goals with minimum downside volatility, using his strong professional investment background, sophisticated models, and investments that are not available to the independent investors.