Our Team

 
Mr. Joshi’s professional investing career spans more than two decades and encompasses a variety of asset classes, strategies and senior roles. Prior to founding Tuscan Ridge, Mr. Joshi was at PEAK6 Advisors from 2008-2014, where he was hired as the firm’s first non-volatility portfolio manager and tasked to develop strategies outside the firm’s traditional focus on volatility arbitrage. He managed the firm’s Opportunistic Trading Strategy and in 2012 was named Co-Chief Investment Officer of the PEAK6 Performance Fund. From 2007-2008, Mr. Joshi was Portfolio Manager of a Capital Structure Arbitrage and a Convertible Bond Strategy for UBS O’Connor. Before this, he worked at Deephaven Capital from 2002-2007 as Co-Head of the Convertible Bond Strategy, Head of the Volatility Arbitrage Strategy and Head of the Opportunistic Credit & Credit Derivatives Strategy. From 1996-1998, he was Portfolio Manager of a Fundamental Long/Short Equity Strategy at CS Investments. Mr. Joshi began his career in 1993 as a volatility trader for Apollo Trading, where he launched and built out the European division.

Neil Joshi

Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Joshi’s professional investing career spans more than two decades and encompasses a variety of asset classes, strategies and senior roles. Read more here.

Mr. Demonte has direct managerial responsibility for all financial management, operations, and business development at the firm. His responsibilities include oversight of the firm’s finance, legal, compliance, marketing, investor relations, human resources, and communications functions and serves as an Executive Member of the Management Committee and the Investment Committee. Prior to joining Tuscan Ridge, Mr. Demonte spent 9 years at Citadel LLC. In his last role Mr. Demonte served as Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Citadel Securities and was responsible for leading all aspects of various optimization and expansion initiatives, including a very sizeable Quantitative Strategy launch. During the balance of his tenure, Mr. Demonte held several senior finance related roles, he was Director of Finance on the Executive Management team for the launch of Investment Banking & Institutional Sales and Trading and was a senior member of Citadel’s enterprise Corporate Finance function with responsibilities across accounting, report, budgets, and forecasts and worked on several restructuring, re-engineering, and acquisition projects. Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Demonte spent 13 years at Cargill Incorporated in various senior level finance and accounting roles for the company’s brokerage and financial trading wholly owned subsidiaries.

Vito Demonte

Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Demonte has direct managerial responsibility for all financial management, operations, and business development at the firm. Read more here.

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Han Tunca

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Tunca is responsible for providing the strategic hardware and software technology services and vision for Tuscan Ridge.  Read more here.

 
Mr. Sirpal is responsible for managing individual and aggregate position risk at the firm. He plays a crucial role in the idea generation process by identifying mispricings in the derivatives market as a way to provide additional alpha to our fundamental and quantitatively driven theses. Mr. Sirpal also structures positions using options to create a beneficial risk/reward profile, as well as to find relative value within sectors. Before joining Tuscan Ridge, Mr. Sirpal began his career in 2009 at Spot Trading, where he was Portfolio Manager. At Spot, Mr. Sirpal combined his expertise in fundamental analysis with his quantitative skillset to identify unique opportunities that generated sizeable alpha for the firm.

Siddhant Sirpal

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Sirpal is responsible for managing individual and aggregate position risk at the firm. Read more here.

 
Ms. Cook is responsible for all correspondence and reporting between Tuscan Ridge and current and potential investors. Her efforts have been instrumental in crafting the branding and messaging of the firm. She also serves on the Management Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cook was an Investor Relations Associate for RSK Capital Partners, a Multi-Family Office. Here, Ms. Cook interfaced among several constituencies, insuring that investment strategy and results were communicated effectively. Ms. Cook’s marketing career began in the Retail Industry. She was instrumental in increasing consumer engagement and revenue growth through innovative branding and marketing strategy for several retail organizations.

Laura Cook

Investor Relations Head

Ms. Cook is responsible for all correspondence and reporting between Tuscan Ridge and current and potential investors. Read more here.

Mr. Bowen is responsible for equity and derivatives execution as well as contributing to the firm’s Quantitative Research. His areas of focus include portfolio/position structuring, strategy development, and the quantitative evaluation of fundamental theses. Mr. Bowen is also involved in the development of Tuscan Ridge’s proprietary alpha-generating Scanning Engine Tool. Prior to joining Tuscan Ridge, Mr. Bowen was a quantitative trader at Achievement Asset Management. Mr. Bowen’s career began at Aon Hewitt in 2008, where he spent several years progressively focusing on the intersection of actuarial and investment decision-making and strategy design.

Tyler Bowen

Sr. Trader & Quantitative Analyst

Mr. Bowen is responsible for equity and derivatives execution as well as contributing to the firm’s Quantitative Research. Read more here.

 
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Andrew Davis

Senior Trader

Mr. Davis is involved in idea generation, trade structuring, and risk management across all four sleeves of the portfolio, though his primary focus is on the Quantamental sleeve. Read more here.