Management Team

Thomas W. Moller, President and Chief Executive Officer

Thomas W. Moller, CEO and Chief Investment OfficerSince founding Eclipse in 1983, Mr. Moller has served as its CEO and has headed up the firm's Investment Management Group. In his capacity as Chief Executive Officer, he has been the driving force behind the firm's investment management and product development activities. Prior to forming Eclipse, Mr. Moller served in various capacities in the areas of public accounting, consulting, and corporate financial management. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration from Vanderbilt University and a master's in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.

Francis S. Olszweski, Managing Director - Chief Investment Officer

Francis S. Olszweski, Managing Director - Chief Portfolio ManagerAs Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Olszweski is responsible for overseeing the research and development, implementation, and maintenance of the firm's trading strategies. He also serves as a member of the Investment Management Group. Prior to joining Eclipse in 2001, Mr. Olszweski served as an Assistant Vice President and proprietary trader within the Derivatives Dealing Team of UFJ Group in New York. Prior to that, he served as a proprietary trader in the Capital Markets Group of Nippon Credit Bank, also in New York. Mr. Olszweski began his career at Hollingsworth Trading Company, eventually rising to the role of Trading Manager. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

Heather M. Socha, CPA, Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Heather M. Socha, CPA, Managing Director - Chief Financial Officer Heather Socha joined Eclipse Capital in 1999 and is directly responsible for the firm’s accounting, back office, and fund administration activities.  She also serves as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer with responsibility for leading and directing the firm’s corporate compliance program, and overseeing the firm’s compliance with the laws and regulatory requirements applicable to the firm.  Previously Heather was employed by Deloitte & Touche as an Audit Manager specializing in financial institutions and insurance companies.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.  Ms. Socha is a listed principal of ECM since August 11, 2009.

Matthew A. Stapf, Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer

Matthew A. Stapf, Executive Director - Information Systems & TechnologyMatt Stapf has had primary responsibility for the development and management of all information systems and other technology since joining the firm in 1995. Matt directs a team responsible for maintaining and enhancing the firm’s hardware, network, proprietary software, and data management systems. He joined the firm from The Boeing Company where he worked as a Systems Engineer and Software Developer in the Flight Simulation and Training Systems Division. Matt is a also a member of the firm’s Business Management Group and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois.

John B. Rowsell, Ph.D., Senior Advisor

John B. Rowsell, Ph.D., Senior AdvisorDr. Rowsell joined Eclipse Capital in 2015 in the role of Senior Advisor. Currently a partner at Canyon Road Capital in Santa Fe, NM, he advises a number of specialty investment management firms in North America and Europe. Dr. Rowsell previously spent eleven years with Man Group PLC, sitting on Man’s Management Committee and holding various roles including Managing Director, Head of Principal Investment Strategies, as well as CEO and CIO of Glenwood Capital Investment, LLC, where he built and led an $8 billion AUM hedge fund-of-funds business. Before joining Glenwood, Dr. Rowsell managed an internal hedge fund at McKinsey & Company. He previously served as a Director of Research at Credit Agricole Futures, and as an advisor at Goldman Sachs on the Index Policy Committee - Goldman Sachs Commodity Index. He currently sits on the board of the Virginia Tech Foundation and Teach For America, Chicago. Dr. Rowsell holds a B.Sc. from the University of Guelph in Canada and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from Virginia Tech.

Guofu Zhou, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Advisor

Guofu Zhou, Ph.D., Senior Scientific AdvisorDr. Zhou has a Ph.D. in Economics and a MA in Mathematics from Duke University, with a BA from Chengdu University of Technology and a MS from Academia Sinica, China. He has done extensive research over the past 30 years in finance, in particular in momentum, return predictability, asset allocation, portfolio optimization and Bayesian learning. He has published numerous papers in top research journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, Journal of Portfolio Management, and Financial Analyst Journal, and is on the editorial boards of Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Portfolio Management, and International Journal of Portfolio Analysis & Management. Dr. Zhou collaborates with the research team at Eclipse Capital on the development of new products and strategies.