Horizon Investments Promotes Calvin DeBoer to Chief Technology & Operations Officer

Longtime Horizon team member takes on added responsibilities in Trading, Operations, Performance Reporting, and Data; joins Horizon’s Executive Committee

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Horizon Investments, LLC, an industry-recognized firm providing modern goals-based investment management, today announced Calvin DeBoer, formerly Head of Digital Product & Technology, has been promoted to Chief Technology & Operations Officer (CTO/COO).

Mr. DeBoer had previously overseen a wide range of digital product and technology initiatives, including employee-facing software tools, advisor-facing software, information security and more. In this newly created role, he will retain those responsibilities while also overseeing the firm’s trading, operations, performance reporting and data functions.

Mr. DeBoer has been a member of the Horizon team since 2007 when he joined as a research analyst. Shortly thereafter, he became Head of Trading for ETFs and over the years continued to add more senior roles and responsibilities to his areas of oversight. As part of this most recent promotion, Mr. DeBoer has also joined the firm’s Executive Committee.

“Calvin has proven himself time and again to be an invaluable member of our team and we can think of no one more worthy or better equipped to take on these responsibilities in such key areas for our firm as trading, operations and data,” said John Drahzal, President & CEO with Horizon Investments. “His work to this point has been crucial in implementing and leveraging the technologies that have been essential in our growth and in building our highly differentiated suite of solutions and products. We look forward to all that we will continue to achieve together and to the unique insights he will bring to our Executive Committee as we look to power the next phase of our growth.”

Mr. DeBoer is based in Charlotte and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Economics.

About Horizon Investments

Horizon Investments, a registered investment adviser with approximately $7.37 billion assets under advisement as of June 30, 2022, is an industry-recognized firm providing modern goals-based investment management designed to help financial advisors and their clients achieve their financial goals. Through its goals-based investment solutions, Horizon aims to simplify communication and improve the investing experience across a variety of market environments. Horizon’s investment process balances quantitative and qualitative perspectives, including both macroeconomic and fundamental analysis. Financial advisors can turn to Horizon for innovative risk mitigation, retirement income, and asset allocation strategies. Horizon’s GAIN PROTECT SPEND® framework, combined with its multi-disciplined investment process, has been a cornerstone of Horizon’s portfolio offerings for over a decade.


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