Brett Jefferson ('96)

Founder & President - Hildene Capital Management

Brett is the Founder and President of Hildene Capital Management, an asset management firm specializing in structured finance investments. He oversees all firm investment decisions and strategies. With over 25 years of combined experience in the structured finance market and the option arbitrage industry, Brett has led Hildene to the annual Barron’s Top 100 Hedge Funds list for six consecutive years, among numerous other awards. Brett is based in Stanford, Connecticut.

Prior to founding Hildene, Brett was a Senior Portfolio Manager of the Marathon Structured Finance Fund and he worked in the Structured Credit Products groups at Salomon Smith Barney and Chase Securities.

Brett is a member of the board of directors of the Tewaaraton Foundation, which annually awards the Tewaaraton Trophy to the best college lacrosse player in the nation. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Gifft Hill School in St. John, US Virgin Islands. He is the managing member of RPP Advisors LLC, a financial services firm based in the US Virgin Islands.

Brett earned a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Management degree from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.