Partner/COO at FNY Capital Management

Russ spent 30 years in the financial services industry and is currently the COO of FNY Capital. Previously, he was a Managing Director at JPMorgan, a Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns, a member of the CBOE, and director of business development for a multi-billion dollar, multi-strategy hedge fund. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1982 and the NYU Stern School of Business in 1985. Prior to joining the IMW Board Russ served on the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois Board of Directors from 2004-2008 and The Hedge Funds Care Board of Directors 2006 to 2010. His family has been involved in the arts and music world for 50 years; his wife was a concert flutist and his daughter played piano with Conductor Barry Faldner.