Arden employs over 60 people globally, with more than 25% of whom are investment professionals. The core members of our Investment Committee have a combined total of over 100 years of industry experience.

Please see the biographies below for Arden's senior professionals.


Mr. Mortimer is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Arden Asset Management LLC. Mr. Mortimer is also Chairman of Arden’s Investment Committee and a member of Arden’s Executive Committee. Mr. Mortimer worked in asset management and investment banking before starting Arden in 1993. Mr. Mortimer holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado and an M.B.A. from Columbia University’s School of Business.


Henry P. Davis is President of Arden Asset Management LLC and is a Partner and Chairman of Arden's Executive Committee and member of Arden’s Investment Committee. Mr. Davis led the team that launched the Arden mutual fund in 2012 and is the President/CEO of Arden Investment Series Trust. Mr. Davis is also involved in manager research and portfolio management for each of the Arden funds and previously was a Managing Director responsible for supervising Arden’s research activities since 2001. Prior to joining Arden, Mr. Davis was an investment advisor and an attorney specializing in corporate and asset management work. Mr. Davis is a graduate of Yale Law School and Cornell University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in 1988.


Mr. McDonald is the Chief Investment Officer of Arden Asset Management LLC and is a member of Arden’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Mr. McDonald is based in Arden’s London office and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s overall investment process. Prior to joining Arden in 2002, Mr. McDonald worked at Morgan Stanley in the International Prime Brokerage Group’s European Capital Introduction division. In this role, he was responsible for introducing hedge funds to a variety of prospective investors, including fund of funds, private banks, pension funds, endowments and foundations. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. McDonald was an investment consultant in the London office of Cambridge Associates and was responsible for monitoring European hedge fund managers. Prior to that, he was based in Cambridge’s Boston office where he focused on manager selection and due diligence of U.S. hedge funds. Mr. McDonald graduated with an M.A. (Honors) degree in Economic and Social History from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.


Mr. Wolf is the Director of Research at Arden and is a member of Arden’s Investment Committee. In addition to serving on the Investment Committee, Mr. Wolf is responsible for managing the day-to-day research activities of the firm. Previously, he was on the Investment Committee and the Head of Research at Robeco-Sage Investment Management, where he joined as a member of the investment team in 2001. Mr. Wolf is a graduate of Yeshiva University's Sy Syms School of Business where he studied Finance and advanced work in Management Information Systems. Mr. Wolf is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).


Mr. Krawiec is the Chief Operating Officer of Arden Asset Management LLC and is a Partner and Member of Arden’s Executive Committee. As COO, Mr. Krawiec is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm’s business operations and supporting Arden’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Arden, Mr. Krawiec served as a Manager in the Financial Advisory Services group at Deloitte. Mr. Krawiec holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers College and an M.B.A. from the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University.


Mr. Murray is Head of Sales and leads the Portfolio Solutions effort at Arden. In this role, Mr. Murray works closely with Arden's Investment Committee to develop customized portfolios. In addition, he interacts regularly with Arden's Sales team for prospect, client and consultant meetings, as well as industry events. Prior to joining Arden, Mr. Murray was a Partner, Investment Committee member and Head of Portfolio Management at EIM USA. Prior to his tenure at EIM USA, he was a Portfolio Manager and Investment Committee member at Parker Global Strategies, a customized fund of hedge funds firm, and Vice President in Citigroup’s Fund of Hedge Funds division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Murray worked at Alliance Capital Management and Salomon Brothers. Mr. Murray holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Manhattan College.


Mr. Strassberg is Head of Risk Management at Arden. In this role, Mr. Strassberg works on enhancing the firm’s quantitative analytics, risk infrastructure, monitoring of risk exposures, portfolio construction and manager analysis. Previously, he was a Director at BlackRock as an Analytics Relationship Manager for external clients of the Aladdin platform. In that role, he provided portfolio and risk managers with insight, research, and development of their analytical deliverables. Prior to his tenure at BlackRock, Mr. Strassberg was an Executive Director for Measurisk LLC. Measurisk is a provider of independent risk-transparency and risk-measurement solutions for institutional investors and asset managers. In that role, he held the positions of Head of Product Development and Head of Client Services. Mr. Strassberg holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado and is CFA Charterholder.


Mr. Rodriguez is a Managing Director at Arden Asset Management LLC and Head of Operational Due Diligence. Prior to joining Arden Mr. Rodriguez was a Senior Operations Analyst at EIM. Mr. Rodriguez spent seven years at Deutsche Bank in various operational and management roles within the Asset Management division and single manager hedge fund platform. As Vice President in Deutsche Bank’s Absolute Return Strategies group, Mr. Rodriguez developed the operational due diligence program for the fund of hedge fund program. Previously, Mr. Rodriguez worked at Dai Ichi Kangyo Bank and JP Morgan as an operations analyst in support of OTC derivative trading, settlements, cash management, collateral management, and other operational functions. Mr. Rodriguez holds a B.S. in Business Management & Applied Economics from Cornell University and is a U.S. Army veteran having served in the first Gulf War.


Mr. Kennedy is a Managing Director and the Chief Compliance Officer at Arden. Mr. Kennedy is responsible for the overall management of the firm’s compliance policies and programs relating to Arden’s investment advisory activities and serves as the CCO for the firm’s open and closed end registered investment companies. Prior to joining Arden, Mr. Kennedy was at Citigroup, most recently as Director of Asset Management Compliance for Citi Global Wealth Management and Chief Compliance Officer of Global Hedge Strategies, LLC, and previously he was a Senior Vice President and responsible for the Citi Securities and Fund Services Compliance department. Mr. Kennedy also held positions at JP Morgan Chase where he focused on risk management and compliance monitoring and Morgan Stanley as Risk and Compliance Officer. Mr. Kennedy holds a J.D. degree cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Iona College.