Meet The Team

The team at CP ETFs is focused on delivering a consistent, systematic approach to investing that manages downside risk while seeking outperformance driven by our empirical study of market history.

Michael Krause, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Michael Krause co-founded Counterpoint Mutual Funds and Counterpoint Asset Management in 2014 and 2012 respectively prior to establishing the CP ETFs product line in 2019. 

Mr. Krause earned an MBA from the Rady School of Management at the University of California at San Diego and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from San Diego State University. Mr. Krause is a CFA® charterholder.

Joseph Engelberg, Ph.D.

Portfolio Manager

Joseph Engelberg has served as Chief Research Officer of Counterpoint Mutual Funds since 2015. Dr. Engelberg has also been an Associate Professor of Finance at University California San Diego, Rady School of Management since 2011. Prior to joining Counterpoint Mutual Funds, Dr. Engelberg co-founded Counterpoint Asset Management, LLC in 2012. From 2008 to 2011, Dr. Engelberg was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Ph.D. in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and earned his B.A. in Mathematics and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Daniel Krause

Director of Marketing

Daniel Krause is a seasoned professional in the fund distribution space for the financial services industry. Prior to joining Counterpoint Mutual Funds in 2015, Mr. Krause served as the National Sales Director for Sierra Mutual funds and Ocean Park Asset Management. Prior to Sierra, Dan was a Regional Vice President for Invesco, Van Kampen Investments, and Alliance/Bernstein and was responsible for distribution in Southern California and Hawaii from 1999 to 2011. Before moving to Los Angeles in 1999, Mr. Krause spent eight years as Regional Vice President at Oppenheimer Funds, Merrill Lynch Asset Management, Nicholas Applegate, Wells Fargo, and Federated Funds. 

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