Mr. Speaker joined Arel Capital in 2015. He is part of the Investor Relations team, with a particular focus on Europe and the Middle East.
From 2006 to 2015, Mr. Speaker was co-founder of Moriah Capital, an asset based lender focused on U.S. small-cap companies. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Speaker worked at Laurus Capital, a multi-billion dollar direct-credit hedge fund. During his three years at Laurus, Mr. Speaker was responsible for originating, structuring, negotiating and closing private and public debt transactions.
From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Speaker served as a senior attorney with Bryan Cave, LLP, a U.S. and international law firm based in New York, with a focus on secured loan and private equity transactions.
Mr. Speaker received his J.D. and B.A. degrees from Boston University.