Operations Team 

David Michael, Chief Operating Officer.  David has a 35 year career in securities trading and execution, including positions at Neuberger Berman, Reliance Insurance, Omega Advisors and Lehman Brothers.  After spending 13 years as a partner at hedge funds CF Partners and Omega Advisors, David was instrumental in building a principle strategies group at Lehman from inception into a multi-billion dollar platform.  David’s broad experience in execution services and trading/operational risk management brings substantial benefits to Elanus Capital’s operational capabilities. David holds a BA from Pace University. 

Ling Marquardt, Director of Investor Relations & Chief Compliance Officer, has spent her career focused on the development of operations, investor relations and compliance for alternative asset managers. She was most recently at Nexar Capital where she concentrated primarily on investor relations and marketing for their FoHF and volatility fund groups, working out of Paris and New York.  Prior to that she was an Associate Director at NewOak Capital where she managed the infrastructure build-out of the firm, and subsequently transitioned to the product side, concentrating efforts solely on the marketing of structured credit products.  Ling began her career in operations for a structured credit hedge fund, and prior to that, a family office and foundation. She holds a BA from Tulane University and a MBA in Finance with BGS honors from Baruch College.