Mike joined Clear Harbor Asset Management in February 2010 as an Investment Manager and a member of the firmís Investment Committee. Mike previously was employed by Ingalls & Snyder LLC, where he served as a Portfolio Manager. At Ingalls, Mike managed multi-asset class portfolios for individual and institutional clients. Prior to joining Ingalls, Mr. Scholten was a Senior Portfolio Manager for Gryphon Partners, a multi-strategy hedge fund based in Dallas, Texas. At Gryphon, Mike managed the fundís Deep Value and Capital Structure Arbitrage strategies, with a focus on the securities of distressed and bankrupt companies. Before joining Gryphon, Mike worked as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Debt Trader at Deerfield Capital Management, American General Investment Management, and First Chicago Capital Markets.
Mike graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a BA in Economics and completed his MBA with a concentration in Finance at Duke Universityís Fuqua School of Business.