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What's the Alternative? | Episode 3 | "Building Portfolios with a Third Wire" featuring Dan Harms

Updated: Oct 17, 2023


Welcome to Banrion Capital Management’s What’s the Alternative Podcast! Join host Shana Orczyk Sissel, the “Queen of Alternatives” Founder & CEO of Banrion Capital Management, as she interviews leaders in the alternative investment space. Learn more about their firms, their passions and about the many different ways investors can use alternative investments to add value in their investment portfolios.


In this episode "Building Portfolios with a Third Wire" Shana is joined by Dan Harms, Founder and CEO of Third Wire Asset Management. Third Wire Asset Management provides turn-key risk managed alternative investment portfolios for accredited investors built with advisors in mind. Shana and Dan discuss their shared philosophy in building diversified alternative investment portfolios and provide a road map for advisors to do the same.

In addition to being the CEO & Co-founder of Third Wire Asset Management (TWAM). Dan is also Co-chair of the TWAM Investment Committee. Having spent 19 years in various wealth management roles, Dan leads TWAM with a deep knowledge base of portfolio construction & alternative investments, along with a healthy dose of cynicism toward wirehouses.


Prior to founding TWAM, Dan operated a proprietary trading platform across 40+ futures markets. Additionally, Dan was a Partner and Co-founder of a Chicago-based independent RIA, a firm with expertise in providing wealth management for ultra high net worth clients. He has also led a $140mm single family office, managing both sides of the balance sheet, which primarily focused on high-end investment management, complex estate planning, and tax strategy. Dan began his career in wealth management at Smith Barney advising high net worth families while also conducting equity research & trading for a resident portfolio manager.


Connect with Dan on LinkedIn: Daniel Harms


Learn More About Banrion: Banrion Capital Management


Connect with Shana on LinkedIn: Shana Orczyk Sissel


Connect with Shana X/Twitter: @shanas621


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The opinions expressed on the “What’s the Alternative Podcast” are for general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual or on any specific security.

It is only intended to provide education about the financial industry. To determine which investments may be appropriate for you, consult your financial advisor prior to investing.

Any past performance discussed during this program is no guarantee of future results. The guests featured on this program are participants on Banrion Capital Management’s platform. As such Banrion may receive payment for their participation as a platform partner.

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