Chief Operating Officer, Board Member and Founder
Mitch Stonehocker’s extensive experience in alternative investments includes consulting, planning processes, deploying and optimizing software, and teaching both in the financial industry and universities. He was previously Director, Front Arena Americas, at SunGard, where he developed the prototype for the Vikaara’s Healthcare Transformation Trust.
At SunGard, Mitch delivered end-to-end client solutions: including the marketing of SunGard’s capabilities, designing instruments and risk management metrics for clients, and configuring SunGard’s software. Mitch has extensive experience with this technology to provide cluster analysis, derivatives modeling, parameter estimation, and correlation matrices. Additionally Mitch has implemented and validated closed form, bi/Trinomial, Monte Carlo, Hazard Rate, and Libor Market models.
Prior to SunGard, Mitch was an independent consultant to State Street and Deutsche Bank, and at Reuters Consulting, to such additional clients as Bear Sterns, ING, Banco Santander, Putnam, and HSBC. Earlier, he taught Valuation Models, Corporate Finance, and Options Market Making at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, delivering special courses for Dresdner Bank, Deutsche Bank, Banco Santander, and others. He also spent ten years as an options market maker at the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Mitch and his wife Christine reside in Secaucus, NJ and enjoy spending time in Christine’s home country of Jamaica. Mitch has three sons and two grand-children.