Biographies

Kenneth F. Cooper

Chief Financial Officer

Kenneth began and became a partner at Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche) 1969-1989.1989 Chief Operating Officer of Safra Republic Holdings, Inc., 1993, Chief Financial Officer of Republic National Bank, 1998 Vicuna Advisors, LLC. University of Virginia 1969 B.S. in Accounting and is a former Certified Public Accountant.

Francisco A. Nival

Compliance

Francisco began his career in 2007 as a high net worth portfolio administrator at Neuberger Berman LLC. From 2009 to 2012, he was an operation associate for ROC Capital Management LP, specializing in the daily operation and accounting for the firm. Hamilton College 2007 B.A. in Philosophy.

William A. Kissell

Head of Trading

William began a 25 year career at C.J. Lawrence as an equity Trader. Other firms, JP Morgan, Lynch and Mayer, Inc., Merlin Biomed Group, Bear Stearns & Co. and Blue Ram Capital. University of Richmond 1985 B.S. in Finance.

Ryan M. Strahlendorff

Trader

Ryan began his career in 2004 at Lehman Brothers in institutional sales, and then equity trading at JP Morgan in 2006.  More recently, he was a Vice President in equity trading at Credit Suisse. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 2003 B.S. in Finance and Management.

Stefan P. Mykytiuk

Senior Analyst

Stefan was the co-founder and manager of Tiedemann/Pike Place Partners, a long/short US small and mid-cap equity fund, from 2010 to 2014. He was formerly managing partner of Pike Place Capital Management 2002-2009, senior analyst Baron Capital Management 1997-2002, analyst Lipco Partners LP 1995 -1997, Eisner LLP 1989-1994. Columbia Business School 1996 M.B.A., George Washington University 1989 B.B.A.

Robert M. Davis

Analyst

Robert began his career in 1993 as a municipal bond Trader at Cantor, Fitzgerald, L.P. 1994 to 2000, research analyst at Schroder & Co. 2000 to 2012 analyst for P. Schoenfeld Asset Management. Specialized in event and merger arbitrage. Georgetown University 1993 Cum Laude B.S. in Business Administration and former CFA.

Tyler E. Hojo

Analyst

Tyler was an analyst specializing in Aerospace and Defense from 2003 to 2015 at Sidoti & Company. He was recognized in the “Best of the Street Analyst Survey” by the Wall Street Journal for several years. From 1999 to 2003, he worked as a proprietary trader at Hold Brothers/Skeffington Securities. Muhlenberg College 1998 B.A. in Economics, studied at Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, Economics and Japanese Language and History and is a CFA.