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2019 Speakers


Founder and Co-Managing Partner, SkyBridge Capital
Prior to founding SkyBridge in 2005, Anthony Scaramucci co-founded investment partnership Oscar Capital Management, which was sold to Neuberger Berman LLC in 2001. Earlier, Scaramucci was a vice president in private wealth management at Goldman Sachs & Co. In 2016, he was ranked #85 in Worth magazine’s “Power 100: The 100 Most Powerful People in Global Finance.” In 2011, he received Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year—New York” Award in the financial services category. In November 2016, he was named to President-Elect Trump’s 16-person Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee and served as the White House communications director for a period in July 2017. He is the author of four books: The Little Book of Hedge Funds, Goodbye Gordon Gekko, Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole (a 2016 Wall Street Journal best seller), and Trump: The Blue-Collar President.


Co-Chairman, Lake Partners
Rick Lake is co-chairman of Lake Partners. As a pioneer in liquid alternatives, the firm launched its LASSO Long and Short Strategic Opportunities portfolio of alternative mutual funds over 20 years ago. As an innovator in liquid alternatives, the firm launched the LASSO “Spectrum” Alternative ETF Portfolio in 2017. With over 35 years of investment experience, Lake serves as portfolio manager of both strategies.

Founder and Managing Partner, Invenomic Capital Management LP
Ali Motamed, CFA, is the managing partner of Invenomic Capital Management, the subadvisor to the Balter Invenomic Fund. Prior to founding Invenomic, Motamed was co-portfolio manager of the Boston Partners Long/Short Equity Fund. He was awarded Portfolio Manager of the Year in the Alternatives Category by Morningstar in 2014.