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Boardroom Series: Meet an investment manager, Fordham alumnus

Alumni , Areas of Study , Featured Events Finance | Oct 01, 2013 |

The Boardroom Series returns in October with another event designed to put a small group of students in touch with an accomplished Fordham alumnus.

Come meet Russ Kamp (GSB ’81): managing partner of Kamp Consulting Solutions, former asset management director at Two Sigma Investments and former global CEO of Invesco Quantitative Strategies.

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hughes 313
Note: A light lunch will be served.
Register: Click here (seating is limited to keep the event small) 

Here is Mr. Kamp’s biography:

Russ Kamp’s entire career of more than 31 years has been spent in the investment management industry. Prior to launching Kamp Consulting Solutions, LLC, in August 2011, Mr. Kamp was a senior vice president and director of asset management for Two Sigma Investments, where he helped a talented group of individuals launch a long-only business.

With the launch of his own company, Mr. Kamp returned to his consulting roots after spending 19 years in asset-management roles. Kamp Consulting Solutions is a full-retainer asset consulting firm working with DB and DC plans in the Taft-Hartley, private and public funds arenas. It also aims to support the investment needs of E&F sponsors and high-net-worth individuals.

Before joining Two Sigma, Mr. Kamp was with Invesco from 1993 to 2009, eventually attaining the global CEO role for Invesco Quantitative Strategies, a quantitatively oriented equity and global macro group. Prior to the market’s peak in October 2007, IQS managed nearly $38 billion in client AUM. It developed a scalable investing platform that enabled its 59 team members to implement more than 50 unique optimizations, and it created a solutions-oriented platform that could manage long-only, market neutral, 130/30 and TAA-related strategies.

Previously, Mr. Kamp was a partner, senior vice president and senior consultant with Evaluation Associates, Inc., in Norwalk, Connecticut, where he had roughly 14 client assignments. He began his career as an analyst for Janney, Montgomery, Scott’s Investment Management Control Systems.

Mr. Kamp earned a BS in business administration from the Gabelli School of Business in 1981. He has served as president of the board for West Bergen Mental Healthcare and is a former trustee for both the Midland Park and Palisades Park boards of education in New Jersey.



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