Gary Lehrman - Managing Partner

Wolf Hill is led by Gary Lehrman, a proven portfolio manager with a 17-year track record of outperformance.

From 2008-2015, Gary served as the Portfolio Manager of the 1798 US Special Situations Fund and the US Special Situations carve-out of the 1798 Fundamental Strategies Fund within Lombard Odier Asset Management (a $3B AUM alternative asset management arm of Swiss private bank Lombard Odier & Cie., Ltd.) Here, Gary and his team utilized bottoms-up fundamental analysis to identify and invest primarily in U.S. listed companies undergoing some type of transformational change. Strategies included distressed and stressed debt, post-reorg equities, spinoffs, levered-equity stubs, and capital structure arbitrage. From April 2008 through September 2015, portfolios managed by Gary compounded at 15.9%, net of fees, versus 7.4% for the S&P 500 over the same period.

From 2004-2008, Gary was an Executive Director in the Proprietary Positioning Business at JP Morgan Chase. At JP Morgan, he oversaw a four-person team with authority to deploy in excess of $2b of gross capital across distressed securities, merger arbitrage, capital structure arbitrage, post-reorg equities, and other event-driven opportunities.

From 2000-2004, Gary worked as an analyst at Catalyst Investment Management – a $400mm event-driven hedge fund where he analyzed merger-arbitrage transactions and distressed debt opportunities for the Catalyst Credit Opportunities Fund.

Gary earned a B.A. in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill in 1994 and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School in 2000. At UNC, he was a 4-year letter winner in Lacrosse and a member of the undefeated 1991 Division I National Champion Lacrosse Team.

Jason Pauley - Director of Research

Prior to joining Wolf Hill Capital, Mr. Pauley served as a Portfolio Manager for the Special Situations Strategy of the 1798 Fundamental Equities Fund within Lombard Odier Investment Management, the alternative asset management arm of Swiss Bank Lombard Odier & Cie., Ltd.  Prior to assuming a portfolio management role at LOIM in 2015, Mr. Pauley worked with Mr. Lehrman as his Senior Analyst for 7 years after having joined Lombard Odier in 2009.

Prior to joining Lombard Odier, Mr. Pauley worked as a fundamental research analyst at Moore Capital Management from 2008-2009 and Discovery Capital Management from 2007-2008.  From 2004-2007, Mr. Pauley worked as an Associate at Ivy Asset Management, a Fund of Hedge Funds and began his career at Lincoln Financial.

Mr. Pauley received a B.S. from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School where he graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma distinction as a member of the Applied Value Investing Program.

Greg Chew - CFO/COO

Greg Chew is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer with over fourteen years in senior financial management, operations, and compliance roles in the hedge fund industry.

Mr. Chew was most recently served as the CFO/COO/CCO at DasomaCapital Management, an opportunistic equity long/short fund.  He was responsible for launching the firm and taking charge of all non-investment related activities.

From 2012 to 2016, he served as the CFO and COO at Green Owl Capital Management, an event-driven fund that he helped launch.

Priotto Green Owl, he served as the CFO and CCO at Midsummer Capital, a PIPE and equity long/short fund from 2010-2012.  Mr. Chew was responsible for all operational controls and financial stewardship of the firm including budgeting, compliance, and reporting.

Prior to Midsummer, Mr. Chew was CFO of CoeusCapital Management, an equity long/short fund from 2006-2010.  He played a pivotal role in the launch of Coeus, implementing all operational processes and financial management procedures.  Prior to Coeus, he was the CFO at Exis Capital Management, a multi-strategy fund from 2003-2005.  Previously, from 2001-2003, he was the Controller at P.A.W. Partners.  From 1994 to 2001 he worked at Symphony Asset Management and Barclays Global Investors.

Mr. Chew earned a B.S. in Finance and Accounting from San Francisco State University in 1994.

David Fried - Head of Business Development

David Fried is the Head of Marketing/Investor Relations with over 17 years of experience in the hedge fund industry.

Prior to joining Wolf Hill, David held similar roles at Magnolia Road Capital (2016-2017), Tyrian Investments (2012-2016), ScogginCapital Management (2008-2012) and Metropolitan Capital Advisors (2001-2008).  David started his career in sales and trading at Morgan Stanley covering hedge funds and family offices from 1994 through 2001.

David earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1994 and a Masters Of Real Estate from Columbia Architecture School in 1992.  David graduated from Hamilton College with a BA in International Relations in 1988.