Grady O’Gara – Masters Capital Management
Grady is the Head Trader at Masters Capital Management, LLC, an Atlanta-based long/short investment manager that predominantly focuses on US-listed derivatives. Prior to joining Masters, he spent four years as the Head Trader for Senvest Mangement, a New York City based long/short hedge fund. Grady started his career in finance at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in New York City, where he held various positions in Equity Research, Equity Sales and Equity Trading. Grady holds a Bachelors in Arts from Colgate University with a focus in International Relations and Spanish. He has been on the GSA board since moving to Atlanta in 2015.
Michael Lemes – Morgan Stanley
Michael is a Vice President at Morgan Stanley working with Institutional clients in the Southeast. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he spent 7 years with Evercore ISI, and ISI prior the buyout, in the Institutional Equity Sales division in New York, Boston, and South Florida. Michael graduated from the University of Georgia and has been on the GSA board since 2017.
Hollis Gilliam – EARNEST Partners
Hollis is a member of the trading team at EARNEST Partners, an Atlanta based institutional asset management firm managing over $20 billion in assets for clients around the world. He previously served as Senior Equity Trader for an international research and investment boutique. During his tenure, Mr. Gilliam was responsible both for executing trades for the firm’s institutional clients and for providing real-time market analysis and ideas to the research team. His professional experience also includes a client advisory role for MetLife and, prior to that, the structuring of municipal bond deals for PFM Group in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Gilliam received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from West Chester University.
Andy Slechta – BAML Private
Andrew is an Investments Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Private Banking Investments Group division, where he is responsible for evaluating individual investments, modeling financial strategies, and constructing customized portfolios. He began his career at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Institutional Equity Sales, Trading, and Research. Andrew received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University. Andrew has been on the GSA board since 2016.
Mark Agah – GMT Capital
Earl Brown – Atlanta Capital
Russell Brown – Cornerstone Investment Partners
Matt Cochard – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Britnee Dalton – Globalt Investments
Matthew Fogarty – Jones Trading
Seth Holm – Concourse Capital Management
Kenneth Jackson – Invictus Capital Investors
Beatrix Kondor – BTIG
Ann Claire Lathem – Montag & Caldwell
Tony Lee – Invesco
Randy Loving – Montag Wealth
Cory McCallum – Teachers Retirement System of Georgia
Pat McGill – Alex Brown
Justin Ostrowski – Reicon Capital
Austin Riddick – Evercore/ISI
Joe Roman – Atlanta Capital
Daniel Seigle – Invesco
Matt Shields – Hovde Group
Brad Summers – Masters Capital Management
Chris Vaky – Citigroup