Bruce Tao, CPA is the Director of Valuation at Silver Creek. His responsibilities include developing and executing the firm’s valuation policies, practices and procedures. Mr. Tao originally joined Silver Creek in 2008 as the Director of Fund Accounting. He left the firm from August 2009 to January 2014 to develop trading strategies and pursue other interests. Prior to Silver Creek, Mr. Tao spent 12 years at Russell Investments where he managed the fund accounting and investor reporting team and was involved with the development and implementation of new alternative investment products. He began his career in public accounting where he spent five years auditing financial institutions, manufacturers and service companies. Mr. Tao holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Washington.