Longtime investor and entrepreneur Ronald Diamond is the Founder and Chairman of Diamond Wealth Strategies. He represents 100 single Family Offices ranging in size from $250 million to $30 billion. Diamond Wealth invests in private markets (private equity, venture capital, and real estate). In addition, Diamond Wealth has divisions that focus upon philanthropy, wealth transfer, investment banking, social impact, and governance.
Mr. Diamond sits on the Advisory Board of the Global Family Office Initiative at Stanford University. He is Chairman of the Advisory Boards for Vertical and ALTI, and also serves as a Board Member for One Point One, Life 365, Robotik, CityZenith, Real Connex, Anthem Gold, and Unicorn. Ronald is the Chair of the Chicago chapter of Tiger 21.
A frequent speaker at Family Office and Alternative Investment Conferences, Diamond has spoken at over 100 conferences across the globe. Mr. Diamond is also the Founder of Family Office World — a podcast whose mission is to educate the market about Family Offices.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Diamond founded Pinnacle Capital — a $250 million hedge fund which outperformed the S & P index 10 out of 10 years — before ultimately selling his company to an international investment firm. Previously, Diamond served as a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns. He began his career as an analyst at Drexel Burnham Lambert.
Deeply committed to giving back, Diamond is an active philanthropist and civic leader. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board for the World Peace Initiative launched at Stanford University. He also serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of JSC, and currently sits on the Board at the JCC and JUF.
Diamond studied at Northwestern University, graduating Magna Cum Laude and earning his degree in Economics.