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Hector Negroni, Founder & CEO
Hector Negroni is the Founder and CEO of Foundation Credit, CIO of the FCO strategy and Chairman of the FIO strategy.  Hector has been a pioneer in the municipal market over the last 3 decades, leading innovation in investing and proprietary trading, public/private financing, derivatives, securitized products and a broad range of structured solutions.  His efforts have provided financing for tens of billions of dollars of infrastructure and essential government services.  Prior to forming Foundation, he was the head of municipal trading at Goldman Sachs and before joining Goldman, he worked at Société Générale, Lazard Fréres and Citigroup in a variety of leadership roles. Hector sits on the advisory boards of NAST’s National Institute of Public Finance and the Milken Institute Program for Excellence and Equity in Public Finance. Hector earned a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He resides in New York City with his wife and two young daughters and is active with a number of charities focused on children’s and veteran’s concerns.

Email: hnegroni@foundationcredit.com

Nicholas Campany, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Nicholas Campany is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Nick’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy. Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Nick was a Vice President on the municipal flow trading desk at Goldman Sachs, with primary risk management and trading responsibilities for credit derivatives as well as bonds within the Build America Bond (BAB) sector. Before that, he was part of the municipal proprietary trading and structured products desk, focusing on SIFMA swaps, credit derivatives and structured notes. Nick received his Bachelors of Arts from Hamilton College.

Email: ncampany@foundationcredit.com

Robyn Huffman, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Robyn A. Huffman is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Foundation Credit and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee. Robyn is responsible for overseeing Foundation’s compliance program and legal matters. Prior to joining Foundation, Robyn was a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Goldman Sachs, where she spent sixteen years managing legal and regulatory matters for Goldman’s fixed income businesses in the U.S. At Goldman, she had diverse product-level responsibilities as well as regulatory and compliance duties. Prior to her tenure at Goldman, Robyn was a partner in the New York office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where her practice focused on debt financings for state and local government capital projects, municipal asset securitizations, debt restructuring and complex project finance transactions with a municipal component. Robyn earned both her BA and JD from the University of Illinois, where she was a member of the Law Review.

Email: rhuffman@foundationcredit.com

Steven Pinkos, Partner & Head of Business Development
Steven Pinkos is a Partner, Head of Business Development and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Steve is responsible for overseeing the firm’s  business development strategy, capital formation and investor relations efforts. Prior to joining Foundation, Steve was at Goldman Sachs, where he spent over twenty years in various leadership roles across the Municipal, Investment Grade Credit and Mortgage businesses within the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) platform. At Goldman, he was also a member of various credit sales management, risk, electronic trading and business operating committees. Steve received his MBA from the University of Chicago and BME in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and currently serves on the College of Engineering’s Advisory Board.

Email: spinkos@foundationcredit.com

Sudar Purushothaman, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Sudar Purushothaman is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Sudar’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy.  Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Sudar spent four years as a trader at Goldman Sachs on the municipal desk, focusing on high yield and high grade bond trading. Sudar received his Bachelors of Science from Stanford University and his Masters in Applied Mathematics from New York University.

Email: spurusho@foundationcredit.com

J. Timothy Romer, Partner & CEO of FIO
Tim Romer is the CEO of Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO) and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee. Tim has over 35 years of experience in the U.S. infrastructure, municipal and project financing completing over $75 billion in government related infrastructure projects in the transportation, water, power, social, smart and sustainable infrastructure sectors. He also has been active in public private partnerships and government privatizations including the first US water P3 concession, the largest U,S. transit P3 and several federal privatizations. Tim has executed a variety of debt and equity products and has provided M&A advisory services for infrastructure assets. Tim spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs and served as head of the Western Region Public Sector & Infrastructure Group and co-head of the U.S. P3 practice. Prior to that, Tim worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. for 15 years, including serving as co-head of the Western Region Public Finance Group and also was CFO of a private software company for 3 years. Tim received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Email: tromer@foundationcredit.com

Todd Neufeld, Chief Financial Officer
Todd Neufeld is the Chief Financial Officer of Foundation Credit. Todd is responsible for overseeing Foundation’s financial, operational, technology and tax compliance matters. Todd has over thirty years of experience in financial services, including hedge funds, primarily responsible for non-investment related functions. Prior to joining Foundation, Todd was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Fossil Ridge Partners, a specialty finance company. Todd previously worked at Peace Bridge Partners as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, where he directed all financial, operational, and compliance functions. Prior to Peace Bridge, Todd was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Herring Creek Capital Management. Prior to Herring Creek, Todd was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Boodell & Company Capital Management. Prior to Boodell & Company, Todd was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer at Wyper Capital Management. Prior to Wyper, Todd was Director of Operations at GoldenTree Asset Management. Prior to GoldenTree, Todd was a Managing Director at ING Furman Selz Asset Management. Todd began his career at Ernst & Young, where he audited firms in the banking, brokerage, and mutual fund industries. Todd earned a Bachelor in Accounting degree from the George Washington University and an MBA in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Todd is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Email: tneufeld@foundationcredit.com

Hector Negroni, Founder & CEO
Hector Negroni is the Founder and CEO of Foundation Credit, CIO of the FCO strategy and Chairman of the FIO strategy.  Hector has been a pioneer in the municipal market over the last 3 decades, leading innovation in investing and proprietary trading, public/private financing, derivatives, securitized products and a broad range of structured solutions.  His efforts have provided financing for tens of billions of dollars of infrastructure and essential government services.  Prior to forming Foundation, he was the head of municipal trading at Goldman Sachs and before joining Goldman, he worked at Société Générale, Lazard Fréres and Citigroup in a variety of leadership roles. Hector sits on the advisory boards of NAST’s National Institute of Public Finance and the Milken Institute Program for Excellence and Equity in Public Finance. Hector earned a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He resides in New York City with his wife and two young daughters and is active with a number of charities focused on children’s and veteran’s concerns.

Email: hnegroni@foundationcredit.com

Nicholas Campany, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Nicholas Campany is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Nick’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy. Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Nick was a Vice President on the municipal flow trading desk at Goldman Sachs, with primary risk management and trading responsibilities for credit derivatives as well as bonds within the Build America Bond (BAB) sector. Before that, he was part of the municipal proprietary trading and structured products desk, focusing on SIFMA swaps, credit derivatives and structured notes. Nick received his Bachelors of Arts from Hamilton College.

Email: ncampany@foundationcredit.com

Sandy Pae Goldstein, Head of Credit and Structuring
Sandy Pae Goldstein is the Head of Credit and Structuring for the FCO strategy.  Sandy leads credit analysis and investment structuring/execution efforts for FCO. Prior to joining Foundation in 2016, Sandy was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division focused on origination, structuring, and execution of public and private debt transactions in the utility, project finance, and infrastructure sectors. Sandy received an MBA from Columbia University and an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Email: sgoldstein@foundationcredit.com

Sudar Purushothaman, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Sudar Purushothaman is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Sudar’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy.  Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Sudar spent four years as a trader at Goldman Sachs on the municipal desk, focusing on high yield and high grade bond trading. Sudar received his Bachelors of Science from Stanford University and his Masters in Applied Mathematics from New York University.

Email: spurusho@foundationcredit.com

J. Timothy Romer, Partner & CEO of FIO
Tim Romer is the CEO of Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO) and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee. Tim has over 35 years of experience in the U.S. infrastructure, municipal and project financing completing over $75 billion in government related infrastructure projects in the transportation, water, power, social, smart and sustainable infrastructure sectors. He also has been active in public private partnerships and government privatizations including the first US water P3 concession, the largest U,S. transit P3 and several federal privatizations. Tim has executed a variety of debt and equity products and has provided M&A advisory services for infrastructure assets. Tim spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs and served as head of the Western Region Public Sector & Infrastructure Group and co-head of the U.S. P3 practice. Prior to that, Tim worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. for 15 years, including serving as co-head of the Western Region Public Finance Group and also was CFO of a private software company for 3 years. Tim received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Email: tromer@foundationcredit.com

Danford Peterson, CIO of FIO
Danford Peterson is the CIO of Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO).  Danford has 2 decades of experience on domestic infrastructure needs as a researcher, banker, structurer and investor developing solutions for billions in infrastructure projects at Goldman Sachs, PIMCO, Jefferies and FCO.  Danford joined Foundation in 2014 as a Portfolio Manager for FCO.  Prior to joining Foundation, Danford built and managed the Relative Value Public Finance desk at Jefferies, overseeing capital investment and risk management in both the taxable and tax-exempt public finance markets. Prior to Jefferies, Danford co-headed the public finance group at PIMCO where he was a member of the Americas Portfolio Committee, responsible for investment recommendations and strategy initiatives for their multi-billion dollar portfolio.  Danford started his career at Goldman Sachs where he spent 11 years as an investment banker in public finance and, later, as a portfolio manager.  Danford’s interest in infrastructure began when, as an engineering student, he collaborated with the Federal Highway Administration and Navy Research Laboratory on a smart bridge girder system.  Danford received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Bates College and his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering Management from Dartmouth College.

Email: dpeterson@foundationcredit.com

Andrew Prindle, Director of Origination
Andy Prindle is the Director of Origination for Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO). Prior to joining Foundation in 2018, Andy spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in the Public Sector and Infrastructure Group of Investment Banking focused on advising, originating, strucuturing, and executing municipal infrastructure project finance. His experience includes over $25 billion in transactions in the transportation, social infrastructure, higher education, military housing, utility and water sectors nationally, ranging from new construction financings and P3s to privatization and acquisition financings Andy received his BS in Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Email: aprindle@foundationcredit.com

Hector Negroni, Founder & CEO
Hector Negroni is the Founder and CEO of Foundation Credit, CIO of the FCO strategy and Chairman of the FIO strategy.  Hector has been a pioneer in the municipal market over the last 3 decades, leading innovation in investing and proprietary trading, public/private financing, derivatives, securitized products and a broad range of structured solutions.  His efforts have provided financing for tens of billions of dollars of infrastructure and essential government services.  Prior to forming Foundation, he was the head of municipal trading at Goldman Sachs and before joining Goldman, he worked at Société Générale, Lazard Fréres and Citigroup in a variety of leadership roles. Hector sits on the advisory boards of NAST’s National Institute of Public Finance and the Milken Institute Program for Excellence and Equity in Public Finance. Hector earned a BS from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  He resides in New York City with his wife and two young daughters and is active with a number of charities focused on children’s and veteran’s concerns.

Email: hnegroni@foundationcredit.com

Nicholas Campany, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Nicholas Campany is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Nick’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy. Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Nick was a Vice President on the municipal flow trading desk at Goldman Sachs, with primary risk management and trading responsibilities for credit derivatives as well as bonds within the Build America Bond (BAB) sector. Before that, he was part of the municipal proprietary trading and structured products desk, focusing on SIFMA swaps, credit derivatives and structured notes. Nick received his Bachelors of Arts from Hamilton College.

Email: ncampany@foundationcredit.com

Robyn Huffman, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Robyn A. Huffman is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Foundation Credit and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee. Robyn is responsible for overseeing Foundation’s compliance program and legal matters. Prior to joining Foundation, Robyn was a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Goldman Sachs, where she spent sixteen years managing legal and regulatory matters for Goldman’s fixed income businesses in the U.S. At Goldman, she had diverse product-level responsibilities as well as regulatory and compliance duties. Prior to her tenure at Goldman, Robyn was a partner in the New York office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where her practice focused on debt financings for state and local government capital projects, municipal asset securitizations, debt restructuring and complex project finance transactions with a municipal component. Robyn earned both her BA and JD from the University of Illinois, where she was a member of the Law Review.

Email: rhuffman@foundationcredit.com

Sandy Pae Goldstein, Head of Credit and Structuring
Sandy Pae Goldstein is the Head of Credit and Structuring for the FCO strategy.  Sandy leads credit analysis and investment structuring/execution efforts for FCO. Prior to joining Foundation in 2016, Sandy was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division focused on origination, structuring, and execution of public and private debt transactions in the utility, project finance, and infrastructure sectors. Sandy received an MBA from Columbia University and an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Email: sgoldstein@foundationcredit.com

Danford Peterson, CIO of FIO
Danford Peterson is the CIO of Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO).  Danford has 2 decades of experience on domestic infrastructure needs as a researcher, banker, structurer and investor developing solutions for billions in infrastructure projects at Goldman Sachs, PIMCO, Jefferies and FCO.  Danford joined Foundation in 2014 as a Portfolio Manager for FCO.  Prior to joining Foundation, Danford built and managed the Relative Value Public Finance desk at Jefferies, overseeing capital investment and risk management in both the taxable and tax-exempt public finance markets. Prior to Jefferies, Danford co-headed the public finance group at PIMCO where he was a member of the Americas Portfolio Committee, responsible for investment recommendations and strategy initiatives for their multi-billion dollar portfolio.  Danford started his career at Goldman Sachs where he spent 11 years as an investment banker in public finance and, later, as a portfolio manager.  Danford’s interest in infrastructure began when, as an engineering student, he collaborated with the Federal Highway Administration and Navy Research Laboratory on a smart bridge girder system.  Danford received his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Bates College and his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering Management from Dartmouth College.

Email: dpeterson@foundationcredit.com

Steven Pinkos, Partner & Head of Business Development
Steven Pinkos is a Partner, Head of Business Development and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Steve is responsible for overseeing the firm’s  business development strategy, capital formation and investor relations efforts. Prior to joining Foundation, Steve was at Goldman Sachs, where he spent over twenty years in various leadership roles across the Municipal, Investment Grade Credit and Mortgage businesses within the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) platform. At Goldman, he was also a member of various credit sales management, risk, electronic trading and business operating committees. Steve received his MBA from the University of Chicago and BME in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and currently serves on the College of Engineering’s Advisory Board.

Email: spinkos@foundationcredit.com

Andrew Prindle, Director of Origination
Andy Prindle is the Director of Origination for Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO). Prior to joining Foundation in 2018, Andy spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in the Public Sector and Infrastructure Group of Investment Banking focused on advising, originating, strucuturing, and executing municipal infrastructure project finance. His experience includes over $25 billion in transactions in the transportation, social infrastructure, higher education, military housing, utility and water sectors nationally, ranging from new construction financings and P3s to privatization and acquisition financings Andy received his BS in Physics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Email: aprindle@foundationcredit.com

Sudar Purushothaman, Partner & FCO Portfolio Manager
Sudar Purushothaman is a Partner, Portfolio Manager for the FCO strategy and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee.  Sudar’s responsibilities include developing and executing investment strategies, as well as risk management and analysis for the FCO strategy.  Prior to joining FCO in 2012, Sudar spent four years as a trader at Goldman Sachs on the municipal desk, focusing on high yield and high grade bond trading. Sudar received his Bachelors of Science from Stanford University and his Masters in Applied Mathematics from New York University.

Email: spurusho@foundationcredit.com

J. Timothy Romer, Partner & CEO of FIO
Tim Romer is the CEO of Foundation Infrastructure Opportunities (FIO) and a member of Foundation’s Executive Committee. Tim has over 35 years of experience in the U.S. infrastructure, municipal and project financing completing over $75 billion in government related infrastructure projects in the transportation, water, power, social, smart and sustainable infrastructure sectors. He also has been active in public private partnerships and government privatizations including the first US water P3 concession, the largest U,S. transit P3 and several federal privatizations. Tim has executed a variety of debt and equity products and has provided M&A advisory services for infrastructure assets. Tim spent 15 years at Goldman Sachs and served as head of the Western Region Public Sector & Infrastructure Group and co-head of the U.S. P3 practice. Prior to that, Tim worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. for 15 years, including serving as co-head of the Western Region Public Finance Group and also was CFO of a private software company for 3 years. Tim received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Email: tromer@foundationcredit.com

Todd Neufeld, Chief Financial Officer
Todd Neufeld is the Chief Financial Officer of Foundation Credit. Todd is responsible for overseeing Foundation’s financial, operational, technology and tax compliance matters. Todd has over thirty years of experience in financial services, including hedge funds, primarily responsible for non-investment related functions. Prior to joining Foundation, Todd was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Fossil Ridge Partners, a specialty finance company. Todd previously worked at Peace Bridge Partners as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, where he directed all financial, operational, and compliance functions. Prior to Peace Bridge, Todd was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Herring Creek Capital Management. Prior to Herring Creek, Todd was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Boodell & Company Capital Management. Prior to Boodell & Company, Todd was Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer at Wyper Capital Management. Prior to Wyper, Todd was Director of Operations at GoldenTree Asset Management. Prior to GoldenTree, Todd was a Managing Director at ING Furman Selz Asset Management. Todd began his career at Ernst & Young, where he audited firms in the banking, brokerage, and mutual fund industries. Todd earned a Bachelor in Accounting degree from the George Washington University and an MBA in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. Todd is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Email: tneufeld@foundationcredit.com