Meet Our Team
John M. Fidler
Chief Investment Officer
As Chief Investment Officer (CIO), John Fidler is responsible for the development of investment strategy and asset allocation for high-net-worth and institutional client assets. He leads Stock Yards Bank & Trust's investment team, which is responsible for security selection, investment strategy, and external manager selection.
Prior to joining the Stock Yards team, John served as Director of Alternative Investments for Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company. He is a veteran of the hedge fund industry and has over 20 years of financial markets experience. Prior to Commonwealth, John worked for a private investment office as a Portfolio Manager for over 10 years, overseeing the investment management of various multi-asset portfolios for both family members and institutional clients. Previously, he was a Research Analyst at Fox-Pitt, Kelton (FPK) and a trader at North End Option Strategies on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange. John began his career at AIG, where he underwrote risk management products in New York and London.
John grew up in Baltimore and graduated from Washington & Lee University with a BS in Business Administration with Special Attainments in Commerce.