With years of experience examining the intersection of Washington and Wall Street, Todd helps clients understand how US economic policy and national security affect financial markets and corporate investment. In his previous role as director and senior policy analyst at Renaissance Macro Research, Todd analyzed geopolitics and energy policy for institutional investors and helped manage the Policy Research practice. Prior to joining RenMac, Todd was a principal with The Scowcroft Group in Washington. He also analyzed European and Russian domestic politics and economic strategy for the Executive Committee of Lehman Brothers and held positions in equity research and investment banking at Deutsche Bank, CIBC World Markets, and FBR. Todd, who speaks German and French, earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Messiah College and a master's degree in international politics from American University. He is a dedicated beer-league hockey player and highly recommends the National Postal Museum.