Scott Martin is Chief Market Strategist of United Advisors, a diversified financial services company and CEO of Accent Asset Management. He is frequently featured on radio and television; and he is a contributor to and commentator on Fox Business Network.
Prior to joining United Advisors, Mr. Martin was Managing Director at Astor Asset Management where he supervised new advisory relationships for the company and oversaw significant growth in the firm’s assets under management during his tenure. Mr. Martin also served on Astor’s portfolio management team beginning in 2004 and was co-portfolio manager on all of Astor’s ETF-based separate account programs as well as Astor’s mutual fund, which was launched in 2009. At the company, he authored the weekly “Astor Long/Short Balanced Update” newsletter, which received the NAAIM President’s Award for excellence in financial newsletter writing.
A recognized graduate of Denison University, Mr. Martin completed a double major in Economics and French, and spent months abroad studying the introduction of the Euro currency and its impact on European markets. Mr. Martin began his career in the financial industry with TD Waterhouse Investment Services Corporation, concentrating on portfolio services for high net worth clients at the firm.
A frequent speaker and lecturer, Mr. Martin has been featured in print and broadcast media such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Bloomberg, and CNBC. He is currently a contributor to Fox Business Network and is a former columnist with TheStreet.com. Mr. Martin is also a volunteer with the Cook County Anti-Cruelty Society and currently holds the series 3, 7, 63, 65, as well as life and health insurance licenses.