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Michael A. Weinstock

Co-Founder, Co-Portfolio Manager, Chief Executive Officer

Michael A. Weinstock

Co-Founder, Co-Portfolio Manager, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Weinstock is Co-Founder, Co-Portfolio Manager, and Chief Executive Officer for Monarch.  Prior to founding Monarch in March 2002, Mr. Weinstock was a Managing Director of Lazard and served as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Lazard Debt Recovery Funds. Prior to joining Lazard, Mr. Weinstock became a distressed debt research analyst in 1991 when he joined R.D. Smith & Co., a pioneer in the field of distressed debt investing.  Prior to that, he was an investment banker for seven years at Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs working on corporate finance, securitization, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.  He currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Metro-West New Jersey.  Mr. Weinstock graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Economics and from Harvard Business School with an M.B.A.