Woman-owned New Sky Capital Hires 2

Jan 24 2013 | 1:59pm ET

New Sky Capital—a woman-owned, inflation-focused investment and advisory firm—has made two senior hires.

Stephanie Payne has joined the firm as director of marketing and sales and Sean Cort as chief operating officer/chief compliance officer.

Prior to joining New Sky, Payne was director of investor relations at Suranya Capital Partners, an emerging global macro hedge fund. Before that, she spent five years at Credit Suisse where she marketed both traditional and alternative strategies to private and institutional investors. Payne began her career at JPMorgan Chase.

Cort comes to New Sky from Fortress Investment Group, where he served as chief administrative officer in the liquid markets hedge funds group. Prior to that, he was a VP at Credit Suisse supporting the prime services group. Cort also held VP positions at Credit Agricole and Deustche Bank, where he provided global legal/operational support to sales and trading teams. Cort began his career at Goldman Sachs.

New Sky Capital has offices in Philadelphia and London.


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