Who We Are

Micah Spruill
Managing Partner & Investment Advisors Representative

Prior to co-founding the Aurora companies, Micah began his career in finance in 2010 at a proprietary trading firm as a US equities trader. In 2011, Micah then joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in their Global Wealth Management Division. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Micah specialized in portfolio management with a focus on derivatives and risk management for high net worth families and individuals. Micah earned a B.A. from Roanoke College and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.

Jeffrey Portman
Managing Partner & Chief Technical Officer

Jeffrey has over 12 years of programming experience and extensive knowledge in quantitative financial modeling. Jeffrey has a background in consulting for hedge fund software company Lucena Research, as well as for Atlanta- and New York-based hedge funds with assets under management in the hundreds of millions. Jeffrey’s consulting experience includes, but is not limited to, development of financial data storage products and web layers, as well as large scale financial databases. Jeffrey has also been awarded a US patent on a cloud-based beverage dispensing control system.