Dean Somes is successfully navigating the stock and financial markets as Vice President and Wealth Manager at Bank of New York Mellon. Formerly, Dean was President of Anadromous Research, LLC and Senior Portfolio Manager for Cross Capital Partners, LP in Dallas, Texas.
At seventeen, Dean discovered his passion for the stock markets while employed for a Dallas-based hedge fund, Tarpon Partners, and continued trading throughout his years at Boston College, where he earned dual B.A. degrees. In 2004, Dean joined Cross Capital Partners, a Texas family limited partnership focusing on investment management. He later became Cross Capital Partners’ lead trading authority in 2007 as a result of his ability to interpret complex and abstract ideas and a unique blend of technical and macroeconomic analytical skill. In addition to managing the portfolio at Cross Capital, Dean provided institutional technical analysis research to the team of fund managers at the first short-only actively managed ETF named “The Active Bear”, (NYSE: HDGE), the Forensic Accounting ETF (NYSE: FLAG) and Bramshill Investments, a fixed-income hedge fund in New York.
He now serves as VP and Wealth Manager at BNY Mellon.
Dean has been a guest speaker on America Tonight, a national radio program hosted by Emmy-award winner, Kate Delaney, 1190AM Dallas/Ft. Worth as well as several internet television shows focusing on the stock markets. He has been a guest economics lecturer at ESCP London, the world's oldest business school. He is also a published author, having written chapters in two books titled, Your Options Handbook (Wiley, 2011), by Jared Levy and What’s Behind the Numbers? (McGraw-Hill, 2012), by John DelVecchio and Tom Jacobs, which was awarded the 2013 Book of the Year by Stock Trader's Almanac.