Eric Parnell

Chief Market Strategist

Eric Parnell has more than 20 years of investment management experience. In 2005, he founded Gerring Capital Partners, a Registered Investment Advisor located in Pennsylvania and serving clients nationwide. Eric applies his expertise in finance and economics to manage multi-asset portfolios, mitigate risk, deliver advice that promotes informed decision-making, and facilitate investors achieving their short-and long-term investment goals. Prior to launching Gerring, Eric served as the Director of Investment Communications for SEI Investments and as an Economist at Moody’s Analytics. Eric is also an active member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia and the Global Interdependence Center.

Eric is also a published author and appears in the financial media. He is a regular contributor to Seeking Alpha with articles focused on macroeconomic outlook and diverse asset class themes. He has published over 1,200 articles on Seeking Alpha since 2008 with many selected as Editors Picks, and has procured more than 30,000 followers on the platform. Eric has also appeared on CNBC, CNN, Money Matters TV, NPR-Marketplace, and CFA Magazine.

In addition to his investment work, Eric is an Assistant Professor in the Business & Economics Department at Ursinus College, where he has served as a full-time faculty since 2014 teaching courses in finance, investments, economics, and research methods. Eric also launched the Finance Scholars program at Ursinus to prepare students to take the CFA Level I Exam after graduation. He also runs an annual CFA Ethics Challenge competition and has advised the Ursinus College CFA Research Challenge team to the Americas Regional Final in 2016 and the Philadelphia Final in 2022. Before teaching at Ursinus, Eric was a full-time visiting professor for nearly a decade in the Department of Economics & Finance at West Chester University. He was a five-time recipient of Outstanding Faculty Honors during his time at WCU.

Eric is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. He holds an MS Finance from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Eric also graduated Magna cum Laude from Dickinson College with a BA Economics and a BS Mathematics and is a member of Raven’s Claw and Phi Beta Kappa.

Eric lives with his wife Sherry and two sons Finn and Rowan in Glenmoore, PA. He is an active distance runner having completed nine marathons and fourteen half marathons among many other races over the years including fourteen top ten finishes and ten age group wins.

Eric Parnell is solely an investment advisor representative of Great Valley Advisor Group, and not affiliated with LPL Financial.