Wennco Profile

Wennco Downshift Strategies


  • Founded in 2005, track record back to 1996. CIO Chris Wenner, Founder 
  • Employee Owned and Operated
  • SEC – Registered Investment Advisor
  • Roughly $100 mil million under supervision* as of 12/30/2019
  • Strategies: SMAs Downshift
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Contact: Chris Wenner (678) 257-2726


Wennco LLC is an SEC registered investment advisor providing both fully managed and co-managed strategies that focus on generating more consistent returns across all market cycles.  

The Wennco Downshift ETF strategy gives advisors a cost-effective solution for retaining equity market exposure with an actively- managed hedging component.  The strategy is available to invest on Schwab’s Marketplace platform in an SMA structure.

Downshift was designed to deliver:  

  • Effective protection during negative markets
  • Upside participation in positive markets
  • Transparent and liquid holdings​
  • An easy to understand alternative strategy
  • Lower costing than most traditional hedged equity strategies

Our strategies and OCIO capabilities are designed for RIAs, Family Offices, and high-net-worth individuals.