Join Our Consulting Team
We are always looking for qualified people to expand our consulting team. Are you an "expert" in an investment-related area and looking for a new challenge? If so, send an updated resume to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful candidates will have one or more of the following:
- A doctorate or other advanced degree in a relevant area
- Significant industry experience (ideally 10+ years)
- Strong quantitative and mathematical skills
- Programming skills, particularly C#, C++, Java, Python
- Deep experience in the analysis of a particular industry
- Strong background in Statistics and Econometrics
- Knowledge of exotic derivatives
- Experience in the valuation of "hard-to-value" securities
- Network of industry contacts
Fund Risk Analytics was founded by a hedge fund trader and a quantitative analyst with an initial focus on advanced tools for the analysis of capital structure arbitrage portfolios. The product line has since expanded and now includes more than 50 types of securities, an ever-growing list. The firm's principals and consultants have created real-time portfolio analytics systems, risk management applications, and comprehensive security valuation tools for a variety of investment management firms, from single-person start-ups to large organizations.
Traci Ray, PhD, CFA
Dr. Ray, a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Fund Risk Analytics, possesses more than fifteen years of experience in equity and credit analysis, quantitative modeling, risk management, programming, and systems development.
Traci began her investment career in 1991 as a high-yield analyst at Pacholder Associates, a money management firm with $1.5 billion under management at the time. She later joined Susquehanna Investment Group as a Convertibles Analyst. In 1997, Traci joined Rose Glen Capital, then one of the largest firms dedicated solely to investing in private placements in public firms, where she was ultimately promoted to Director, Head of Research and Trading. In 2002, Traci founded ConvertAnalytics, the predecessor to Fund Risk Analytics.
Traci earned a Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College and holds a CFA designation.
Luanne Isherwood, PhD ABD
Ms. Isherwood, a Co-Founder of Fund Risk Analytics, has worked in the investment industry since 1987 and is our resident mathematical and statistical expert.
Luanne began her investment career at H.W. Wainwright Á Co., where she performed macroeconomic forecasting and analysis and economic and financial research. She later joined Morgan Stanley in the Analytical Proprietary Trading area, where she designed and implemented statistical arbitrage strategies.
Luanne earned a Ph.D. (ABD) in Finance at Boston College, a M.S. in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as dual B.S. degrees in Economics and Applied Mathematics.