Executive Team

Andrew Springer, CFA
Founding Partner & CEO

Andrew has 15+ years of extensive experience managing the operations of diverse firms. He has worked on a consulting basis for managers of alternative funds to provide fund administration, investor relations, marketing, operations, accounting and compliance solutions since January 2005, the inception of Resolve Inc. Andrew launched HedgePort in 2009 to add an investment advisor platform to its services offering anticipating increasing demand for infrastructure. Andrew and his team managed the fast-moving fund operations of Lahde Capital Management, which successfully predicted the sub-prime debacle and financial crisis that followed. He also managed all aspects of the hedge fund operations, including accounting and compliance, for SEC-registered investment advisor Dalton Investments LLC from 2001 through 2004. Prior to Dalton, Andrew was responsible for the operations of Pindler & Pindler, Inc and for a Registered Representative at Spelman & Co., Inc. for two years each. Andrew holds a Master’s degree in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 

Paul Gustus
Managing Director – Head of Business Development

Paul 20+ years of C-suite experience in the alternatives space at hedge and private equity funds, both as a consultant and as an employee. Paul’s operational experience ranges from funds with AUMs of $10 million to multi billion dollar funds, spanning many strategies. Paul began his career at Paine Webber before moving to the buy-side, where he served as COO of hedge fund start-up Brown Simpson, managing operations from $0 AUM to $500 AUM, and CAO of Crestview Partners, a multi-billion dollar private equity fund start-up to name a few. Paul also served as a Director at industry stalwart, Sala Associates. Paul serves as the COO at HedgePort, handles client relations and heads up HedgePort’s New York operations. Paul’s specialty is in assisting start-up funds build sustainable and scalable operational infrastructures, and emerging funds work through temporary operational deficiencies. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ramapo College.

 

 

Edward Vickery
CMO

Edward is a British citizen, educated in both the UK at the University of Sheffield and in Italy at the University of Bologna before beginning a career with Alternative Investments in London with Incisive Media. Following a move to Southern California in 2009, he has been successfully uncovering and researching hedge fund and emerging markets strategies for which he has successfully raised several hundred million dollars’ worth of assets. Mr. Vickery has lived in eight countries. He speaks Italian and French fluently and is conversational in Spanish and Russian. Mr. Vickery’s academic background and personal interest in current affairs, politics and economics is the driving force behind his work as Senior Investment Advisor at Milltrust International. Ed is FINRA Series 65, Series 63, Series 7 and Series 3 licensed and is affiliated with Silver Leaf Securities LLC.