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Emmanuel Ferreira, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer

Emmanuel Ferreira founded Convector Capital Management in November of 2011.  From January 2003 to November 2011 he was employed by OppenheimerFunds, Inc. as the portfolio manager of the Oppenheimer Quest Opportunity Value Fund, portfolio manager of the equity sleeve of the Oppenheimer Balanced Fund, Oppenheimer Balanced VA Fund, the Multiple Strategies Fund, and the Panorama Total Return Fund.  He was also the portfolio manager of the Merrill Lynch Opportunistic Long/Short fund, one of only two long/short equity portfolios approved on this platform, and co-manager of the Select Value Fund.

Prior to this Emmanuel was Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at Lashire Investments Ltd and a senior equity analyst at Mark Asset Management Corp, where he focused on the Energy and Consumer sectors.  Before starting his career in asset management, Emmanuel worked in the Financial Advisory Services group of Coopers & Lybrand LLP, where he specialized in international mergers, acquisitions, privatization and restructuring.

Emmanuel has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg and other programs. He has been profiled in Barron's, and interviewed in publications such as The New York Times, BusinessWeek, U.S. News and World Report and The Wall Street Journal.  He is a member of several investment-related organizations.

Emmanuel served in the United States Navy as an anti-submarine warfare specialist.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Schiller International University with a B.B.A. in International Business, and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration.

 

John Wilkens, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

John has over thirty years’ experience in the financial services industry.  Prior to joining Convector Capital Management, John worked for sixteen years at Mark Asset Management Corp, first as the Controller and then for eleven years as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer.  John oversaw all aspects of accounting, back office operations, compliance, administration, IT and client reporting.  Prior to Mark Asset Management, John was an Assistant Vice President at Hyperion Capital Management, where he oversaw back office operations.  John also worked for Crum & Forster Corp holding various positions in investment accounting, internal audit and corporate accounting.  

John is a retired Major, having served in the United States Army Reserve in various leadership and staff assignments.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

Wing Chow, Senior Analyst

Wing oversees macroeconomic data analysis and provides quantitative support in analyst performance evaluations. Prior to this he worked at Encima Global providing economic analysis to David Malpass, who had served in this function for Convector since its inception.  Previously, Wing was a Managing Director in the Equity Research department of Bear Stearns. During his 14 years at Bear he held a number of research and research management position, including: investment strategy, writing Bear's technical and quatitative reports "from the Trading Floor"; was ranked in the Institutional Investor poll for Index Analysis in the Derivatives category; evaluated analyst performance as a member of the Analyst Oversight Committee; and was the liaison between equity analysts and the Director of Research for stock selection in the Equity Research Focus List

Wing studied Mathematics and Linguistics at Northeastern University.

 

Glen Losev, Senior Analyst

Glen Losev is an investment professional with fifteen years of investment experience. Prior to joining Convector, Glen served as an analyst for several healthcare focused hedge funds, most recently Auriga Capital Management covering all healthcare verticals. Prior to this period Glen was an Associate and then Senior Analyst at Oppenheimer & Co. and Citigroup covering healthcare services, medical devices and therapeutics.
 
Glen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University where he focused on Pre-Med Studies.