DeFred (Fritz) G. Folts III '82
Fritz Folts assumed the position as Chair of the Connecticut College Board of Trustees on July 1, 2018. He has served on the CC Board since 2012.
Fritz is co-founder, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Strategist at 3EDGE Asset Management in Boston. 3EDGE is an independent investment management firm that provides investment services to both private clients and institutional investors. The firm currently maintains over $925 million in assets under management. 3EDGE is well known for its use of proprietary investment research methods, including the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning, as well as concepts from system dynamics, complexity economics and multi-player game theory to analyze the cause and effect relationships that drive the global capital markets.
He has spoken at numerous investment conferences on the topic of global-macro investing and has been featured in Barron’s and Bloomberg.
Fritz received his B.A. with a major in government from Connecticut College in 1982. He earned an M.B.A. from Instituto Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE) a bilingual, Spanish-English M.B.A. program in Barcelona, Spain in 1991 and currently serves on the U.S. Advisory Council for IESE Business School.
He lives in Concord, Massachusetts with his wife Cathy.