SEATTLE, WA – July 27, 2020 – Silver Creek Capital Management (“Silver Creek”), a boutique alternative investment manager with $7 billion in assets under management, today announced that Art Zaske, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, has been named Deputy Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Zaske, who joined Silver Creek in 2006, is responsible for overseeing the firm’s liquid hedge fund strategies and leading Silver Creek’s Investment Committee alongside Eric Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Founder of the firm.
Mr. Dillon commented, “There is no one more capable and deserving of the Deputy CIO title than Art, who has demonstrated his broad investment expertise, commitment to risk management, and dedication to providing the highest quality service to our clients. Art embodies our values of teamwork and collaboration, and I look forward to continuing to partner with him as we seek to develop unique investment solutions that generate strong risk-adjusted returns for our investors in the years to come.”
Mr. Zaske added, “I am honored to assume this important leadership role, and am grateful to Eric, the entire Silver Creek team, and our clients for their unwavering support and partnership throughout my tenure with the firm. Silver Creek has a proven track record of successfully managing diverse portfolios through numerous cycles, and I am confident that we are well-positioned to capture attractive opportunities in these dynamic markets and deliver on our promises to investors going forward.”
Prior to joining Silver Creek, Mr. Zaske worked at McKinsey & Company’s in-house asset management group responsible for alternative credit and event driven strategies. He holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BA from Boston College.