Zaur Akhriev, CAIA, CFA, is a Senior Portfolio Manager at The Standard Insurance Co., where he co-manages $8 billion in corporate bond assets. Prior to joining the portfolio management group, he worked in StanCorp Investment Advisors selecting and monitoring mutual fund managers. He has a BA from Portland State University and MBA from the University of Oregon. Zaur is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst. He moved to Portland from southern Russia in 1998.