About Us

Our top priority is providing excellent customer service. We want our customers to feel welcome and comfortable whether they come to our office, conveniently located in downtown Savage, MN, directly across from the renowned Depot,  or talk to us on the phone with one of our team members based out of Minnesota, Colorado, and North Carolina. Our team of professionals are excited to showcase our business practices and infrastructure.

The Team

Len Fox


Len is the CEO and founder of Scarecrow Trading Inc. He is responsible for signal development and market investment strategies while also designing proprietary market positioning systems. These systems are used to optimize growth opportunities and mitigate risks for clients. Several money management firms currently rely on Len’s expertise to direct their clients’ assets. Len holds an MBA from Regis University and is a U.S. Army Veteran who previously worked in various management positions at AT&T before starting Scarecrow Trading, Inc. in 2003. His signal strategies consistently perform in the top 10% over time, and he has also successfully served as a market consultant for various firms in implementing his strategies in various portfolio configurations throughout the industry. He is an active member of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM) and has earned recognition as a NAAIM TREND SETTER by the organization.

Ben Fox


Ben is the expert in charge of managing and maintaining the Scarecrow Trading strategies. He officially joined the Scarecrow Trading team in 2014, and his role includes assisting advisors in understanding the Scarecrow strategies. Ben’s portfolio also includes the responsibility of Chief Compliance Officer for Scarecrow Trading, where he works alongside compliance consultant, Greg Syler. Ben holds a Baccalaureate degree from Patten University in Oakland, California, and has a coveted Series 65 designation. With service to the United States Air Force Reserve as a veteran, his accomplishments in the financial industry extend to his participation as an active member of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM), consistently serving on multiple committees. 

Ben currently resides in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, with his wife, son, and their dog. Ben enjoys playing strategic board and card games, cheering for his favorite sports teams, the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Twins, and competing with people worldwide on his Peloton.

Spencer Walls


Spencer, a previous retail management professional, hopes to bring his precision-driven approach and commitment to exceptional customer service to the world of finance. Drawing on his experience creating training resources for employees and optimizing organization-wide operations, Spencer is eager to make a valuable contribution to the field. Spencer has recently achieved a significant milestone by obtaining his Series 65 certification.

He resides in Centennial, Colorado, and always eagerly anticipates the arrival of snowboarding season.

Callie Fox

office manager

Callie holds the position of office manager at Scarecrow Trading, Inc. As the office manager, she is responsible for overseeing back-office functions such as post-trade reconciliation and resolution of trading anomalies. She manages office operations and runs the company’s website and social media platforms. Callie provides daily updates on the performance of different strategies, and she is also responsible for directing office data entry functions and managing the company’s CRM. 

Callie currently resides in Centennial, Colorado, and enjoys spending her weekends engaging in leisure activities such as crafting and kayaking, or spending time with her two furry feline companions.

Sara Flint


Sara is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining the company’s database and the strategies server. She is responsible for publishing daily newsletter updates and distributing them to the licensee base and tracking entities. Along with this, Sara oversees and directs the office administrative functions of the corporation. 

Sara is a dedicated wife and mother of three who loves the outdoors. In her free time, she enjoys camping and kayaking with her family in North Carolina, where she’s based.

Julia Fox

Marketing Manager

Julia is a Marketing Manager with expertise in SEO, advertising, and verification. She is committed to advancing her professional development by working towards her Series 65 designation. With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from SCSU, her academic background includes a concentration on Leadership and Organizational Communication and a minor in Marketing. 

Julia currently resides in Westminster, Colorado. Her interests outside of work include hiking, yoga, and volunteering at the Rocky Mountain House Rabbit Rescue.

Max Fox

project manager

Max is the Project Manager at Scarecrow Trading, Inc. With a multi-faceted approach to project management, having specialized in Agile Management, Communication Streamlining, and Project Tracking. He has been certified through Coursera in Project Management and is currently studying for his Series 65 designation. 

Currently, Max resides in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, and shares his home with his cat Mars. In his leisure time, he enjoys running, playing pickleball, collecting sports cards, and cheering on the Minnesota Wild.

Kirk Hemingway

Management Consultant

Kirk Hemingway is our team’s Management Consultant.  He supports the company’s process development and project management efforts.  He brings us over 30 years of Senior Level Operations leadership experience from the Telecom, Satellite TV, and consumer products manufacturing industries. In addition to holding a BS:BA from Colorado State University and an MBA from Regis University, Kirk has obtained several certifications in supply chain and project management. With a recent achievement of earning a Series 65 certification, Kirk joins as Scarecrow’s latest advisor. 

A Colorado native, Kirk enjoys outdoor activities, attending sporting events and providing emergency response as a nationally registered emergency medical technician. Together with his wife Tammy, he leads a rural lifestyle outside of Denver.

Greg Syler


Greg Syler is a Compliance Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. He has worked for large broker dealers and Registered Investment Advisors and has held a variety of positions including Operations Manager, Compliance Manager and Chief Compliance Officer. He earned his Bachelor of Science degrees in both Finance and Banking from San Francisco State University.

Greg resides in the city of his dreams San Francisco, California with his lovely wife Monica and two children. He is active in the outdoors and enjoys, camping, biking and skiing. Greg is also a strong member of his community and volunteers as a youth basketball and baseball coach. Additionally he is a founding member of a playground group that rebuilds and revitalizes playgrounds in San Francisco