Eric Falkeis

Chief Executive Officer

Before joining Tidal as CEO, Eric served as the Chief Operating Officer of Direxion Investments, a Top 15 ETF Adviser with over 80 ETFs and $14 billion AUM. During his 5-year tenure, Eric was instrumental in product development, national accounts, trading, operations, sales and marketing for Direxion’s ETFs. Prior to that, Eric was Director of ETF Operations for US Bancorp Fund Services, LLC (“US Bancorp”), where he originated and built the ETF Services Business and its supporting technology. Additionally, Eric was a Trustee and President of US Bancorp’s ETF Trust and managed the ETF servicing teams that supported that trust. During his 16 years at US Bancorp, Eric built-out the Fund Administration business and served as both the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technology Officer. With over 20 years of experience in the investment industry and 10 years in the ETF industry, Eric is a well-recognized authority. As such, he has received various accolades including Innovator of the Year.

Eric serves as an Independent Trustee for the Professionally Managed Portfolios Trust.

Eric graduated from Marquette University with an Accounting Degree, is a CPA and serves on the Accounting Advisory Board at Marquette

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