Biography - Mark Spindel

Mr. Spindel is the founder, Managing Member, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer for Potomac River Capital, LLC.  In addition to the overall management of the firm, he is responsible for the investment process, including the identification of specific opportunities, portfolio construction, implementation and establishing conviction levels across the firm’s portfolios.  Prior to launching the firm, Mr. Spindel spent nearly ten years at the World Bank where he was Deputy Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of the International Finance Corporation managing $15bn in fixed income reserves. As CIO, he made investment decisions covering a variety of tactical and strategic global macro ideas.  Mr. Spindel was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Bank’s $14 billion pension fund where he oversaw strategic asset allocation across investment classes including equities, bonds and alternative investments (hedge funds, private equity and real estate).  Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Spindel helped establish ABN AMRO’s UK Asset Management company where he had direct responsibility for all investment and risk management including the leveraged fixed income portfolios.  Mr. Spindel began his career at Salomon Brothers where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager in their asset management subsidiary.  Mr. Spindel received his BS degree in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University (1987).