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.
Mark Agah – GMT Capital
Earl Brown – Atlanta Capital
Russell Brown – Cornerstone Investment Partners
Matt Cochard – SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
Randy Loving – Montag Wealth
Cory McCallum – Teachers Retirement System of Georgia
Pat McGill – Alex Brown
Joe Roman – Atlanta Capital
Brad Summers – Masters Capital Management