Michael joined Williams Trading as Director of Capital Introduction in July 2015, and has over 25 years experience in capital introduction, fund marketing, asset management, equity research sales, and capital markets. Prior to joining Williams Trading, Michael was Senior Vice President at Jefferies, where he ran west coast capital introduction, was a partner at Acceleration Capital, where he focused on raising assets for emerging managers, was a partner at Lodestone Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund, and worked in institutional equity sales. Michael graduated from Clarkson University with a Bachelor of Science degree.