Peter J. Layton

Chief Executive Officer

Peter J. Layton is a founding partner of Efficient Capital Management, LLC, Chairman of the BOX Options Exchange LLC, and CEO of the Tallgrass Group. BOX is an automated equity options market exchange and Tallgrass is the parent company of several ecological restoration corporations.

In addition to his work with Blackthorne, BOX, Tallgrass, and Efficient Capital, Layton serves on several boards and committees. Currently, Layton is a board member of Enactus, Efficient Capital Management Members Advisory Committee, College Visiting Committee at the University of Chicago, and a member of the Nicholas School Board of Visitors at Duke University.

Layton graduated from the University of Chicago with an AB degree in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Statistics.