Martin L. Kerns, II President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kerns is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Kerns Capital Management, Inc., and is the lead portfolio manager of the KCM Macro Trends Fund, which he and his father launched in 2008. Prior to joining Kerns in 2007, Mr. Kerns practiced law for 15 years and was partner in the Houston law firm of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P. He is a former board member of the Guggenheim/Rydex Dynamic Advisory Board and the National Association of Active Investment Managers.
Mr. Kerns holds a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law.
Parker B. Binion
Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Binion is the Chief Investment Officer of Kerns Capital Management, Inc., and is co-portfolio manager of the KCM Macro Trends Fund. He also manages the firm’s separately managed account strategies and hedging/net exposure strategies. Prior to joining Kerns in 2014, Mr. Binion worked as an investment advisor representative for Heritage Capital, and practiced law for 17 years at prestigious Houston law firms.
Mr. Binion holds an A.B. in political science with a concentration in economics from Duke University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas at Austin where he served as an Articles Editor on the Texas Law Review.
Christopher D. Heath
Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations
Mr. Heath is a Managing Director with Kerns Capital Management, Inc., and leads the investor relations efforts. Prior to joining Kerns in 2017, he spent 19 years in the energy and financial services industries in investor relations, corporate finance, consulting, and investment banking specializing in M&A, debt capital markets, leveraged finance, and financial sponsors.
Mr. Heath received a B.B.A. in finance from Houston Baptist University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of St. Thomas.