Finance, Operations & Investor Relations
David Anzalone, Director of Trading Operations, Fundamental Credit Opportunities
David Anzalone is the Director of Trading Operations of Fundamental Credit Opportunities. Mr. Anzalone's responsibilities include overseeing the operations of the firm including cash management, collateral management, trade booking and settlement, counterparty exposure, and valuations. Prior to joining FCO, Mr. Anzalone worked at Serengeti Asset Management as a Senior Operations Manager. Prior to that, he spent five years at Moore Capital Management as a Senior Operations Analyst. Mr. Anzalone received his Bachelors of Science from Wagner College.
Richard I. Beecher, Director of Investor Relations, Fundamental Partners
Rich Beecher is the Director of Investor Relations for Fundamental Partners. He is responsible for capital raising, marketing, and other investor-related efforts. Prior to joining Fundamental, Mr. Beecher was a Vice President at Fortress Investment Group, where he focused on capital formation and business development for the firm's private equity, real estate, credit and absolute return strategies. Mr. Beecher began his Fortress career as a CDO Analyst for the Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund, Fortress' flagship opportunistic credit strategy, where he was responsible for structuring and monitoring of the funds internal financing vehicles. Prior to joining Fortress in 2007, Mr. Beecher worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor in the Alternative Investment Fund Services group. Mr. Beecher graduated Summa Cum Laude from Towson University with dual majors in Accounting and in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Mr. Beecher holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
William U. Knox, Director of Investor Relations, Fundamental Credit Opportunities
William U. Knox is the Director of Investor Relations at Fundamental Credit Opportunities. Prior to joining Fundamental, Mr. Knox worked at TIG Advisors beginning in 2010, initially as a research analyst for TIG Falconer Partners L.P./Ltd, an equity focused hedge fund. In 2011, he transitioned into a senior management role at TIG Advisors, responsible for firm wide strategic initiatives, including, sourcing and vetting prospective new investment managers and fund strategies, and overseeing the Investor Relations Group. Prior to TIG Advisors, Mr. Knox worked in Institutional Equity Research Sales roles at several firms, most recently, with William Blair & Co in 2004. From 2002-2004, Mr. Knox was responsible for the launch of the New York office of Leerink Swann & Company, a boutique healthcare only research firm. Prior to that, he served as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co, heading a four person institutional equity research sales team in the Equities Division. He earned a B.A. degree in History from Georgetown University.
Robert Weiss, Controller
Robert Weiss is Controller at Fundamental with responsibility for accounting, taxation, financial reporting and operational functions. Prior to joining Fundamental, Robert served at Citi Private Equity Services as an Assistant Vice President in the Institutional Clients Group, managing financial reporting & compliance for private equity funds, hybrid funds, and fund of funds. Before joining Citi, Robert held positions at both Cohn Reznick LLP and Ernst & Young LLP in their financial services assurance practices focusing on asset management clients. Mr. Weiss received his B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University, and is a Certified Public Accountant.