Steven R. Gumins

Founder & Managing Member

Athens Capital Management, LLC (ACM) was founded by managing member Steven Gumins. He is also the general partner of Athens Steady Return Fund, LP. With over four noteworthy decades of experience developing investment services for HNW investors, Steven serves as the fund’s portfolio manager and leads the fund’s core strategic development.

Steven began his distinguished career with Merrill Lynch in 1981, followed by Lehman Brothers and several years as an independent futures trader, including time on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Mr. Gumins also served as CEO of an innovative startup software company, Heuristic Development Corp, an early smart card technology developer.

Holding various senior sales, marketing, and management positions within the industry, he eventually started his own independent third-party placement services company for selected hedge funds. Mr. Gumins earned his B.A. from the University of New York in Buffalo with course work in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and pursued graduate studies in Santiago, Chile. He holds Series 7 and Series 63 licenses, is affiliated with Silver Leaf Partners, LLC, and is fluent in Spanish.

Athens Capital Management, LLC

812 Presidio Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA 93101