Charles Zaffuto
Managing Member

Charlie has over 36 years of experience in the financial industry where his niche in sourcing leading edge developments in the alternatives industry has procured forward thinking solutions to industry roadblocks.

Prior to co-founding The Alpha Cooperative LLC, Charlie was the Chief Operating Officer of Promethean Asset Management, a diversified credit fund, from 2008 to 2010. Prior to Promethean, Charlie co‐founded Double Alpha Group Inc. in 1994, a single manager quantitative strategy. He grew the firm into a multi‐manager platform of quantitative strategies where he focused on managing individual portfolio exposures as well as combined end product risk monitoring.  While managing Double Alpha (2002 to 2007) Charlie was the Chairman and owner of ESP Technologies, a direct market access brokerage firm. In 2007 he directed the sale of ESP to the private equity subsidiaries of Credit Suisse, Bear Stearns and Susquehanna. Charlie began his career in the hedge fund industry in 1986.

Charlie received a BBA in Accounting from Pace University – Lubin School of Business.