{ "instructor": { "name": "Chris Thomas", "expertise": ["Asset Management","Fixed Income"], "short desc": "Chris specializes in education and training on how hedge funds work and behave in an investment portfolio, having spent more than 15 years on Wall Street working in alternative investments. He has managed hedge fund of funds, marketed hedge funds and created multiple hedge fund products. He has introduced investors and other financial professionals to the hedge fund space.", "current position": "Chris is Managing Director at Simon Quick, a Multifamily Office based in Morristown, NJ, and New York City.", "past positions": "As a Senior Managing Director at Forefront Capital, Chris headed client development and was involved in product development and deal origination. He also was a Senior Vice President and head of U.S. alternative investment product distribution for Lehman Brothers; a Director at Bank of America; and a Regional Sales Manager at Merrill Lynch.", "education": ["BA, Political Science, New York University","Masters in International Affairs, International Banking and Finance, Columbia University"], "licenses":["Series 65"] } }