A Science-Based Approach to Wealth Management
We specialize in working with science, engineering and technology professionals who are ready to really dig into how they want their retirement lives to unfold.
A Science-based Approach to Wealth Management
We specialize in working with engineering, technology and science professionals who are ready to really explore how they want their retirement, investment and estate plans to unfold.
More Clarity, Less Stress
Saffron Capital offers financial planning and investment advisory services, including creating and managing tactical retirement, investment and estate plans.
As a qualified financial planner, Saffron Capital is committed to supporting our clients and strategic tax partners with automated data collection and scenario-based planning models.
Saffron Capital is a Registered Investment Advisor dedicated to providing innovative solutions in the areas of structured portfolio management and quantitative investing.
A Focus to Bank on
We spend time where we believe we have the greatest advantage, namely on models for planning and tactical asset allocations, and how we serve our customers.
To be a trusted advisor for our clients and a respected leader in the areas of quantitative planning and investing.
Help investors to achieve their financial goals by delivering superior performance at a reasonable cost through a systematic and repeatable investment process.
Brad Horn is the founding principal and sole shareholder of Saffron Capital. For over 30 years, Brad led strategic portfolio and investment initiatives, specializing in energy trading and infrastructure investing.
Brad’s career started at Lehman Brothers and his skills have been tested at the New York Mercantile Exchange and in leadership roles with top energy companies in North America, Europe, and the Middle East.
From 1993 to 2005, Brad managed energy infrastructure portfolios responsible for the delivery of natural gas and electricity to retail end-users, including the city of New Orleans, eight cities in the U.S. Northeast, and over five million end-users in Northwest Europe. Employers included Koch Industries, Consolidated Natural Gas and NV Nuon.
From 2006 to 2020, Brad managed strategic investment and development initiatives for the delivery of electric power based on renewable wind and solar resources. In total, his investment and M&A experience includes over fifty utility-scale power projects. Contract clients included NextEra Energy Resources and Qatar Petroleum.
Brad started Saffron Capital to devote his energy and attention full time to client investing and risk management. He believes he can deliver the most value to clients by providing a science-based approach to markets and wealth management combined with personal advisory to reduce the stress of active financial management.
Brad holds an MS degree in Economics and Operations Research from the Colorado School of Mines and a BA degree in Economics from Bates College.
Professional qualifications include a Series 65 license and conduct in good standing with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Minnesota Department of Commerce, where Saffron Capital is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). Brad also has a Series 3 license administered by the National Futures Association (NFA), where Saffron Capital is registered in good standing as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA). Finally, Brad is a member of the CFA Institute and is currently completing exams to become a charter member as a Certified Financial Advisor.