About Us

Investing in capital markets since 1983

Kim Magana

Kim Magana is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Marathon Capital Management. He graduated from Cal Poly University Pomona in 1979 with a degree in architecture.

After college he was exposed to the capital markets through associates at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The CBOE has served as an innovator of new options-based products since it's first day of trading in 1973.

Kim has continued to build on the investment culture & philosophies he learned around Chicago in the early 80s. His time proven and data driven money management techniques create an investing program that is a model for portfolio management. He typically buys or sells investment positions in his personal accounts that he recommends to his clients.

Kim is a ferocious reader. He has a genuine love for the capital markets and immerses himself the in industry. He’s a golf fan and enjoys socializing with friends, family and clients. He lives in Rancho Cucamonga with his dog Smalls.

Darren Crume

Darren Crume is a partner with Marathon Capital Management. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business with a minor in Business Psychology from San Diego State University. Before entering the financial industry he worked in commercial Real Estate while also helping to found, grow and sell an e-commerce technology company based in Orange County.

He uses his well-rounded business experience together with a passion for investing to act as the personal CFO for his clients. He’s a firm believer in the Marathon client first approach and typically buys or sells investment positions in his personal accounts that he recommends to his clients.

Darren is an avid golfer, fitness enthusiast, scuba diver and sports fan. He loves live music, traveling and being around the water. He lives in Costa Mesa with his wife Alyson, son Kenton and 2 dachshunds Maddison & Koa.

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