Mark
Walker
Board President
Class #241

Mark is the Chief Operating Officer of Crestline Summit, an equity long/short hedge fund based in Fort Worth, Texas and New York, New York. He has 25 years of experience in the investment industry, managing both businesses and assets. Prior to Crestline, he managed a portfolio of hedge fund assets in Dallas, Texas. He formerly held the roles of Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Founder of the BNP Paribas Global Relationship Management business in both New York and London, with responsibilities for all hedge fund, counterparty credit risk, legal risk and operational risk strategies. Prior to that Mark was the Managing Director of Fund Linked Derivative Structuring and Distribution at Zurich Capital Markets in New York. He also served as Director of Equity Derivatives at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York, where he co-founded their Capital Solutions Group. This followed a career in private wealth management and investment consulting at both Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch, where he managed more than $750mm of client assets.

 

Mark is a former U.S. Army Captain, a graduate of Texas Christian University and a proud graduate of Pathways Core Training class 241.

Mark’s wife Becky is also a proud Pathways graduate, as are his two children, Ryan and Brie.