David F. McCarthy
David F. McCarthy is the Principal of D.F. McCarthy LLC, a consulting and advisory firm. He also serves as a non-executive Board member of a European fund of hedge funds. In 2002, he co-founded Martello Investment Management, LP, a specialist fund of funds and advisory firm concentrating on absolute return hedge fund strategies. Previously, Mr. McCarthy was an Investment Manager for Global Asset Management (GAM) where he managed GAM's trading funds of funds. He has been an investment officer with the Atlantic Philanthropies, a partner in Rayner and Stonington, a deputy manager of the International Financial Advisory Service of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and a consultant with McKinsey & Co.
Mr. McCarthy has taught at a number of universities in the US and Ireland. He holds a Ph.D. from University College Dublin, an MBA from Stanford University, and a BA from the University of New Hampshire.
Brian Wong is an investor and consultant. Previously, he was a director with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management serving as Managed Futures Strategy Head and Portfolio Manager for the ML Systematic Momentum Fund. Additionally, Brian worked at Martello Investment Management, a specialist global macro fund of funds, as a research analyst serving on the investment committee. He holds a BA and MA from Tufts University. He was also a doctoral student for three years at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, where he earned his MBA.