Prior to joining Chatsworth, Mr. DeNio was President of Transcend Capital, a financial services firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. During his tenure of fourteen years, the firm grew, organically and by acquisition, from a single office to a firm with branch offices and representatives around the United States. Transcend provided international trade execution, prime brokerage services, sales trading, and a suite of technology related services for the equity, derivatives and fixed income markets to a varied client base of hedge funds, banks, brokerage firms, mutual funds, family offices, investment advisors and retail investors. Transcend retained established clientele in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia and the Middle East along with other countries.
Before Transcend, Michael was the founder and managing member of Texas Capital Management, a Dallas, Texas based hedge fund and trading firm. The firm was active for twelve years and primarily employed a long/short equity strategy with a market neutral bias.
Michael supports and volunteers for several charitable organizations and causes. He is also a fervent supporter of his alma mater, Texas A&M University.