Marc Mendelson joined Avendus in Janury 2020 to lead the Client and Partner Group. Prior to joining Avendus, Marc was with hedge funds Clearline Capital (2019-2020), Smith Cove Management (2018-2019) and Alden Global Capital (2014-2018). From 2008-2013, Marc was a member of the J.P. Morgan Services Capital Introduction Team, serving as Head of Americas. Prior to that, from 2003-2008, Marc was with Bear Stearns Capital Introduction Group. He joined the Bear Stearns Prime Brokerage business in 2001. Preceding his time in the Prime Brokerage industry, Mr. Mendelson spent 1998-2001 at Merrill Lynch as part of the Reserved Share Program unit working on equity new issues. Earlier in his professional life, Mr. Mendelson spent five years in the not-for-profit arena, focusing on fund raising and project management. Marc holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hobart College. He is a born and bred New Yorker and still lives in NYC with his family.