Mr. Webster has been in the financial services industry for over twenty five years with a broad history in the areas of traditional and alternative investments beginning with his start as a CPA in the Financial Services practice of Coopers & Lybrand (“C&L”), now PricewaterhouseCoopers, in 1987. Mr. Webster left C&L to become the senior financial executive with Chang Crowell Management, a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (“CTA”) in 1991. Mr. Webster joined the management team of John W. Henry & Company, Inc.(“JWH”), a global investment firm managing public and private assets in the futures and foreign exchange markets, in January 1995 where he was an integral part of the firm’s growth and development. During his tenure, JWH became one of the first advisors to reach $1 billion in client assets under management ultimately reaching a peak of $3.5 billion. He was appointed President of JWH in January 2007 and remained until the firm’s closing in 2013.
Mr. Webster launched Parkland Financial Services in 2008 to offer consulting services to a select group of established and emerging investment managers. Today the firm offers a wide array of services to its client base including executive, financial and operational management oversight, outsourcing options for financial and operational functions, full service accounting and fund administration, as well as offering project based and long-term consulting relationships. Mr. Webster serves on several Hedge Fund Advisory Boards and is a frequent speaker at alternative industry events. He is an ongoing participant in print and television media interviews covering Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds and general financial market insight with news organizations including Bloomberg, Reuters, Barron’s, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Futures Magazine and various others.
Mr. Webster received his B.B.A. in Public Accounting from Pace University in New York.
Peter Borish is Chief Strategist of Quad Capital and its affiliated companies where he is highly engaged in recruiting new talent for Quad and working with the founding partners on business strategy. In addition, he is instrumental in helping traders develop a methodology to enhance their performance by serving as a trading coach.
Mr. Borish is a seasoned Wall Street veteran and was a founding partner of Tudor Investment Corporation where he was Director of Research for 10 years. As a philanthropist, Mr. Borish is a founding member, with Paul Jones and Glenn Dubin, of the Board of Directors of the Robin Hood Foundation which funds New York City educational projects for disadvantaged children. He is a founding board member of Math for America, an non-profit led by Jim Simons to improve mathematical education in U.S. public schools. He is also a founding investor and is on the Board of Directors of CharityBuzz.
Identifying opportunities that enhance financial market efficiencies has driven Mr. Borish in many other endeavors. This includes Quadriserv, Inc. a technology driven securities lending platform, which emphasizes price transparency and process efficiency. He has also served as CEO of Twinfields Capital Management, a global macro hedge fund focused on the fixed income sector, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OneChicago, LLC. Additionally, Mr. Borish now serves on the Board of the Institute for Financial Markets, a nonprofit dedicated to participating in the development of standards and fostering best practices initiatives in the financial services industry. Previously, Mr. Borish served as a Board Member of the Futures Industry Association (FIA), a Special Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Chicago Board of Trade, and as a staff member of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (Brady Commission) to study the stock market decline of October 1987.
He earned his BA in Economics and Masters of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.