Joseph A. Schenk

 

OPERATING EXPERIENCE

Westaim Group, New York, New York

Senior Advisor (Financial Services), April 2016 to Present

·        Investment company

 

Carlyle Group, New York, New York

Senior Advisor (Financial Services), October 2012 to April 2016

·        Alternative Asset Funds - $200b AUM

 

First New York Securities, New York, New York                                                        

Chief Executive Officer, April 2009 to July 2012

·        Multi strategy asset manager - $1.5b AUM

 

Pali Capital, New York, New York

Chief Executive Officer, April 2008 to April 2009                                                                         

·        Boutique Investment Bank - $300mm annual revenues

 

Jefferies Group (JEF:NYSE), New York, New York

Chief Financial Officer, 1988-1995/1997-2008

·        Multinational Full Service Investment Bank - $4b market cap

 

Tel-Save, Inc. (TALK:Nasdaq), New Hope, Pennsylvania                                      

Chief Financial Officer, 1995-1997

·        Full service telecom company - $2b market cap

 

Price Waterhouse, Detroit, Michigan

Senior Manager

 

BOARD EXPERIENCE – FOR PROFIT

 

Gain Capital Group (GCAP:Nasdaq), Bedminister, New Jersey

Chair: Audit Committee

Member: Risk, Compensation and Governance Committees

2008 to Present

·        Largest independent FX trader in the world

 

Arena Capital, Inc., New York, New York

Member

2016 to Present

·        Asset management firm (primarily Fixed Income) - $500mm AUM

 

Hudson Valley Bank (HVB:NYSE), Yonkers, New York

Chair: Audit Committee

Member: Risk Committee

2012-2015

·        $3.5b community bank

·        Board representative that worked directly with OCC to overcome Written Order in record time.  In conjunction with management and OCC mandate, hired four C-level executives in six month period.

·        Sold to Sterling Bank in 2015 at 100% premium to 2012 price.

 

Duff + Phelps, Inc., New York, New York

Chair: Audit Committee

2013 to 2016

·        Largest independent valuation firm in the world

 

BOARD EXPERIENCE – FOR PROFIT (con’t)

 

Convergex Group, New York, New York

Member: Risk Committee

2008 to 2013

·        Spinoff of Bank of New York

·        Broker dealer - $1.5b market cap

Tel-Save, Inc. (TALK:Nasdaq), New Hope, Pennsylvania                                      

Board Member, 1995-1997

·        Full service telecom company - $2b market cap

 

BOARD EXPERIENCE – NOT FOR PROFIT

 

Archdiocese of New York Foundation, New York, New York

2010 to Present

St. Joe’s Seminary, Yonkers, New York

2010 to Present

Fordham Prep, Bronx, New York

2009 to 2015

 

EDUCATION

University of Detroit- 1979 - BS in Accounting (Summa Cum Laude)

 

PERSONAL

·        Married, 4 Children

·        Extensive coaching – Baseball and Soccer (1996 to 2012)