Chief Executive Officer
In addition to leading the business of Semper Capital, Greg serves as Chairman of the Investment and Risk Management Committees and is also a member of the Compliance Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Greg served as an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company in the Financial Services Group. Greg began his career over 20 years ago and served as a Captain and Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. Greg earned an AB from Princeton University.
Thomas Mandel, CFA
Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Tom co-founded the firm in 1992 and is the Chief Investment Officer with primary responsibility over the administration and implementation of investment management activities. In addition to helping to manage the firm’s portfolios, Tom also serves on the Investment, Risk Management and Compliance Committees. Prior to co-founding the firm, Tom served as a Principal and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at 1838 Investment Advisors. He previously served as a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Century Institutional Advisors. Tom began his career in 1984 as a Portfolio Manager and Credit Manager at Chase Investors Management Corp. Tom earned an MBA and a BS from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.
Head of Trading
Neil is the firm’s Head of Trading and has primary responsibility over managing the firm’s Absolute Return strategy. Neil serves on the Investment and Risk Management committees. Prior to joining Semper, Neil was the Mortgage Credit Sector Head and a Senior Trader at BlueCrest Capital Management. Prior to BlueCrest, Neil was a Senior Vice President in the structured products group at Jefferies, and a Vice President in various mortgage teams at Barclays. Neil began his career 15 years ago at Citigroup structuring mortgage securitizations. Neil earned a BS with honors from the University of Maryland.
Chief Marketing Officer
Elisabeth is the firm’s Chief Marketing Officer and has primary responsibility over the firm’s client service efforts and communication strategy, and she also manages the firm’s sales efforts. Prior to joining Semper, Elisabeth led the Investor Relations efforts at Structured Portfolio Management and prior to that was the Director of Investor Relations at Axonic Capital. Elisabeth previously worked at McKinsey & Company, Scout Capital and Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Elisabeth earned an MA from Columbia University and a BA, cum laude, from Northwestern University.
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