Founder of RF Global Macro, a Global Macro Fund which invests primarily in North American, Asian and European derivatives markets but has grown to include a Market Neutral Fund (Quant Long/Short Equity and Statistical Arbitrage). Skip is also the founder of Direct Partners a leading marketing Technology and Media Company which he sold to Omnicom OMC:NYSE) where his clients included Fortune 500 companies, presidential campaigns, political causes, and a variety of nonprofit organizations. Skip graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vanguard University with a B.A. and M.A. in Religion, Ancient Near Eastern Studies & Archeology. He received an MBA from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA and attended Omnicom University’s Senior Management Graduate and Postgraduate programs.