Michael Ashton is Managing Principal at Enduring Investments LLC. Prior to founding EI, Mr. Ashton worked at various sell-side institutions such as Barclays, Bankers Trust, and JP Morgan. Since 2003 he has played an integral role in developing the U.S. inflation derivatives markets and is widely viewed as a premier subject matter expert on inflation products and inflation trading. Mr. Ashton is a summa cum laude graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is married with two children and lives in Morristown, New Jersey.