Kurt SperoPartner, COO, CFO, CCO at Old Farm PartnersSpeaker
Kurt Spero is the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Old Farm Partners. Old Farm Partners allocates to long/short equity, global macro and event-driven hedge funds and co-investments. Prior to Old Farm, Mr. Spero was the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer at Citrine Capital Management, a commodity focused hedge fund, where he managed all of the non-investment related activities of the firm. Before joining Citrine Mr. Spero Co-Founded and was the Chief Operating Officer of Real Economy Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund. Prior to Real Economy Mr. Spero served as the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer of Galtere, a global macro fund with peak assets of approximately $2.5 billion, from 2009 to 2014. Before joining Galtere Mr. Spero was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of TGRA Capital Management, a long/short equity hedge fund, from 2006 to 2009. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Spero was an Associate Director at UBS in the Global Prime Brokerage Department and held trading positions at several brokerage firms prior to 2000. Mr. Spero earned an MBA from Seton Hall University and a BA from Rollins College. Mr. Spero is on the advisory board of the Investment Management Due Diligence Association and holds the CDDA designation.