IAG Oversight Committee
The IAG Portfolio Oversight Committee is tasked with reviewing individual investment ideas for the Stern IAG fund, reviewing the fund's overall performance, and supporting and mentoring the members of the Portfolio Team.
Randall Haase is a Wall Street veteran with over 25 years of investment experience, beginning at Alliance Capital Management L.P. where he ultimately managed over $6 billion of equity portfolios including the Alliance Quasar Fund. Randy subsequently served as managing director at Duquesne Capital Management L.L.C., a leading hedge fund run by Stan Druckenmiller previously from Soros Fund Management. In 2006, Randy returned to the mutual fund industry and was a portfolio manager with Baron Capital where he was responsible for managing and developing the large cap growth strategy. Randy managed the existing mutual fund and was instrumental in developing both a separate account business and a sub-advisory business for the large cap growth product. Beginning in 2012, Randy has been managing private investment portfolios with the mandate being absolute performance.
Edward M. Kerschner, CFA
Edward M. Kerschner, CFA, has over 35 years of experience in the securities industry, beginning his career in 1974 with Cowen & Co. He joined Paine Webber in 1982 as Chief Investment Strategist and Chairman of the Investment Policy Committee. Upon the UBS AG acquisition of Paine Webber in 2000, Mr. Kerschner was the Chief Global Strategist for UBS Investment Research through 2003. In 2004 Mr. Kerschner joined Citibank where he served as the Chief Investment Officer for Citi Investment Research and the Chief Investment Strategist for Citi Global Wealth Management through 2009. After founding E.M. Kerschner, LLC in 2009, he continues to work with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney as a Senior Strategy Consultant for and a voting member of their Global Investment Committee.
Richard M. Levich
Richard M. Levich is Professor of Finance and International Business and Deputy Chair of the Department of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a founding editor of The Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting. Professor Levich has been a visiting faculty member at many distinguished universities in the United States and abroad including Yale University, the University of Chicago, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in France, the Australian Graduate School of Management of the University of New South Wales, and City University Business School in London.
Charles J. Murphy
Charles J. Murphy joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Adjunct Professor of Finance in 1998 and became a Clinical Professor of Finance in September 2009. He is now a Professor of Management Practice. Professor Murphy retired as a senior advisor of Credit Suisse, where his responsibilities included working with client coverage officers to help strengthen and institutionalize their CEO and Board relationships. He also coordinated and integrated the Global Market Solution Group's structured products across the investment banking client base and served as an active member of the Chairman's Committee and the Investment Banking Committee. He continues to provide senior advisory and consulting services to several financial service organizations. Professor Murphy began his First Boston career as an equity security analyst in 1976, became head of CSFB's Global Equity Group and served as a member of its Executive Board. He managed the Global Investment Banking Group for several years, having held both coverage and management positions in the Capital Markets, Corporate Finance and Regulated Industry groups. Prior to joining First Boston, Professor Murphy held positions in both electrical engineering and rate design at American Electric Power and in Avionics Engineering at Sikorsky Aircraft.
Justin Pollack is a Managing Director of Newbury, responsible for the origination, valuation, execution and monitoring of secondary investments. Prior to Newbury, Mr. Pollack was a Vice President in the Secondary Group at Auda Private Equity LLC. Previously, Mr. Pollack was a member of the Financial Buyers Group in the Investment Banking Department at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. where he executed public and private debt and equity financings, as well as merger and acquisition transactions for companies owned by private equity sponsors. Mr. Pollack graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a BS in Finance and Marketing.
Haran Segram joined New York University Stern School of Business as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance in January 2009 and became a Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance in September 2016. He teaches courses in Investments and Valuation. Professor Segram’s research focuses on the application of advanced discrete choice and probability modeling in analysis and explanation of credit risk. Professor Segram was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School, where he taught Valuation and Capital Markets & Investments. Professor Segram is also the Founder and CEO of Haran Business Valuation Advisors, LLC. This company provides full service Business Valuation Advisory for both Public and Private Companies. The firm works closely with senior management of the clients focusing on valuation, mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships and potential sale of the business. He has previously worked as a business analyst for a global consulting group and as an investment analyst for a mutual fund. Professor Segram received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Sydney.
Brad Hintz is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Stern School of New York University. He currently teaches "Managing Financial Businesses" to second year MBA students.
In October 2014, Mr. Hintz retired from Sanford Bernstein & Co., where he served a Senior Vice President in Equity Research covering the Securities and Asset Management Industries. For the last thirteen years, he has been nationally ranked by Institutional Investor Magazine and by Greenwich Research Associates.