Art Zaske is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Silver Creek. He is the Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Core Strategies portfolio and leads the firm’s risk management function. He is also responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and managing many of the Firm’s longer duration investments. Mr. Zaske has worked in investment management with a specific focus on alternative strategies since 2001. Mr. Zaske originally joined Silver Creek in 2006, when he managed credit-related opportunities as a member of the Investment Committee, and he rejoined the firm in late 2012. He left Silver Creek in early 2010 to serve as the managing member of Rock Meadow Capital, LLC, where he conducted alternative credit-related consulting, including an 18-month engagement with Northern Lights Capital on their joint venture with London-based Hermes BPK. Prior to joining Silver Creek in 2006, Mr. Zaske worked in McKinsey & Company’s in-house asset management group, managing $500M (~23% of total alternative allocation) in alternative credit and event driven strategies. He began his investment career at ZSA Investment Counsel, a $700M tactical asset allocation firm. Mr. Zaske holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BA from Boston College.