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  1. 06.14.2018

    Greenhaven’s Scott Miller on Value Investing

    Scott Miller on Value Investing SumZero – June 14, 2018 Scott Miller is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Greenhaven Road Capital. Prior to founding Greenhaven Road, Miller founded an education company called Accelero that grew to 1000+ employees. Kevin Harris from SumZero sat down with Scott Miller to discuss Greenhaven Road Capital, small cap […] read more

Stride

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    Deep investment and business-building experience

Stride’s team brings decades of investment, operations, and business expertise. Our resources and time are intensely directed at our mission to build world-class investment partnerships. As a boutique firm, we have few distractions, and utilize our structure in ways that many of our mega-institutional competitors cannot.

Don Rogers -- Founder and Managing Partner

Don is the Founder and Managing Partner of Stride Capital Group, bringing over 20 years of industry experience and early stage alternatives investing.

Prior to forming Stride in 2009, Don was a partner and founding team member of SkyBridge Capital, which was formed to develop new hedge funds in exchange for revenue sharing. Don played a significant role in launching SkyBridge’s $330 million first fund and subsequent capital deployment to eight ownership investments in three countries. Don has been an active investor in alternative investment partnerships since 1994 as a co-general partner and co-founder of Rogers Investment Partners LLC, a private investment entity created with a particular focus on investing in early stage and day one alternative managers. As CEO of CRA Business Strategies Group, Don led a team that advised both established and emerging asset management firms on effective management and business building. Don graduated with honors from Harvard College and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Eric Hoerdemann, CFA -- Partner, Chief of Research and Risk

Eric is a Partner and senior member of Stride’s investment team, bringing 20 years of manager research and portfolio management experience. Thus far in his career, Eric has directed more than $15 billion of investments to external managers globally, including investing the first institutional capital in numerous early stage and emerging managers. Prior to joining Stride, Eric spent seven years as Vice President and leader of the small cap equity team at SEI, responsible for directing investments of over $5 billion in roughly 25 external managers across multiple portfolios. Eric was also a rotating member of SEI’s firm-wide investment committee, which oversaw over $100 billion of invested capital. He spent the previous five years at Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President and responsible for over $10 billion invested in non-U.S., regional, and global equity managers. Eric began his investment career in the asset allocation team at SEI. He graduated magna cum laude from Lehigh University and is a CFA charterholder.

Mark J. Rubin, Esq. -- Partner, Chief of Finance and Operations

Mark is a Partner of Stride Capital Group, bringing over 25 years of industry experience to the Stride team. He is simultaneously responsible for Stride’s finance, operations, and infrastructure, in addition to working with seeded managers to implement best practices. Before joining Stride, Mark was COO/CCO for LightBox Capital Management, a New York-based quantitative/systematic hedge fund, and was responsible for overseeing all non-investment activities. Prior to joining LightBox in 2011, Mark was a day one partner with New Vernon Capital, an emerging market, multi-asset investment partnership. During his seven years at New Vernon, Mark helped grow the firm from its inception to $3 billion, managing and overseeing operations of the firm as well as contributing to fund management, finance, and investor relations. As an attorney, Mark practiced law for three years with Chicago-based Altheimer & Gray, focusing on securities and corporate law, and was previously a practicing CPA with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mark earned his JD magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, College of Law and a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University, School of Business.

Craig Millikin, CFA -- Managing Director

Craig is a Managing Director and member of the investment committee at Stride Capital Group, bringing 25 years of industry experience to his role directing the firm’s business development initiatives.  Prior to joining Stride, Craig spent over three years as Principal of WaveFront Capital Management, a hedged emerging markets fund chaired by Dr. Burton Malkiel, after a period as Director of Institutional Sales at Century Management.  Craig was previously a Portfolio Manager and Head of Marketing at Kabouter Management, the small cap international equity fund whose AUM has grown to $2 billion up from $5 million when Craig joined.  Before Kabouter, Craig served as Executive Director of International Equity Sales at UBS Warburg, and was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions team at BMO Nesbitt Burns.  Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia and is a CFA charterholder.

Allyson Manning -- Vice President

Allyson is a Senior Associate at Stride Capital Group, playing a key role in engaging with Stride’s seeded managers around strategic planning and tactical decision-making, marketing, and operations.  She also takes a lead role in Stride’s manager research, investor relations, and compliance processes.  Prior to joining Stride, Ally redesigned allocation models and improved process management and at a humanitarian aid organization, enhancing organizational efficiency and impact. Allyson graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in International Relations and Development Economics. 

Andrew Jaffoni -- Associate

Andrew is an Analyst at Stride Capital Group supporting the research and risk management team as well as the operations of the firm. With experience in financial modeling, marketing and operations in the finance and hospitality sectors, he brings financial analysis and communications skills to his role at Stride. Andrew earned a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Hamilton College, and interned with Greenwich-based hedge fund Sugarloaf Rock Capital.  Andrew also studied at NYU in Florence, Italy and the London School of Economics.