Extensive experience and expertise in
alternative investments


Founders

Ben Durrant
Co-Founder

Ben co-founded Provenio in 2016 and is the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to Provenio, he was CIO of a large single family office and before that, a Director at ICG Advisors. Over the last twenty years Ben has also worked as a trader for Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Vantis Capital Management. Ben earned his BS in Psychology from Tufts University and his MBA from Columbia Business School with a concentration in Finance and International Business.

Kevin Murphy
Co-Founder

Kevin co-founded Provenio in 2016. Over the last twenty-five years Kevin has built a number of highly successful insurance and planning practices based on his unrelenting passion to help families grow, safeguard and manage their wealth for generations to come. Kevin earned his BS in Marketing from the University of Colorado Boulder.


The Team

Jeremy Chused
Director

Jeremy joined Provenio at inception in 2016 and is responsible for investment operations. Prior to joining Provenio, Jeremy was SVP of Investment Services at Tippett, Moorhead & Haden and before that, an Associate Director with ICG Advisors. Jeremy earned his BS in Advertising with a minor in Business Administration
from the University of Texas.

Jim Cao
Senior Analyst

Jim joined Provenio in 2017 and is responsible for fundamental investment analysis. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was VP of Research at The Strand Partners and before that, an Equity Analyst at Guggenheim Investments. Jim earned his BS in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Finance from Cornell University.

Darren Chappell
Vice President

Darren joined Provenio in 2020 and is responsible for business development and client relations. Prior to joining the firm, Darren was a macro trader at Moore Capital and Wellington Management. Darren earned his BS in Economics and International Development from the University of Bath, UK.