Chief Investment Officer & Partner
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Doug is a tested market specialist with multiple cycles under his belt. He leads the firm’s multi-disciplined (technical, fundamental, and macro) investment approach including BakerAvenue’s Impact Strategy with the designation from the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing. He is a member of the firm’s executive committee and is responsible for managing the investment team, the firm’s research process, and the overall performance of the strategies.

He enjoys sharing the firm’s market view with clients and external media, pens the firm’s weekly and quarterly updates, and has responsibility for individual client accounts. Doug has held analytical and managerial roles at PaineWebber, Seneca Capital and Virtus Investment Partners.

Making an Impact

From volunteering time to the National Charities League, Sacred Heart Schools, and recreational sports, the Couden’s maintain an energetic local presence. Doug also manages BakerAvenue’s Impact strategy, which adds a socially responsible overlay to our investment approach.

A Secret About Doug

Doug is quite proud of his former mullet. An avid soccer and basketball player, Doug is fond of saying his flowing locks “gave him wings back in the day”. It even helped him dunk in a high school basketball game. Once, so he says.

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