Mr. Casey is a 42-year finance veteran, with experience in both alternative investments and hedging corporate/bank risks. Prior to joining Race Rock, Frank was a Managing Partner with PEAQ Capital Strategies, LLC, a systematic quantitative manager of shorter-term counter-trend trading systems. Frank served as the President of the U.S. arm of London-based Close Brothers-Fortune Asset Management. He also helped build Benchmark Plus, a hedge fund of funds, nearly tenfold to $2 billion in assets over 6 years. Mr. Casey also was the covert investigatory member of the group at Rampart Investments that discovered Bernard Madoff’s fraud in early 1999, and is a co-Author of the New York Times bestselling book “No One Would Listen” and the documentary film “Chasing Madoff,” which recount events surrounding the Rampart team’s discovery of the Madoff fraud and efforts to bring Madoff’s crimes to prosecution. In 1982, Frank innovated bank risk management efforts at Prudential Securities, hedging the nascent mortgage-origination/MBS-pipeline risks arena. In 1974, Frank joined Merrill Lynch to serve wealthy investors, innovating equity-option portfolio management. At Merrill he also launched the company’s northeast area corporate risk management initiatives, specializing in equity, oil and metals derivatives. Frank served four years in the US Army and was an Airborne-Ranger Qualified Infantry Captain.