Ari Glass is the founding partner and managing member of Boothbay. At Boothbay, Ari Glass is responsible for overall portfolio allocations and construction, for managing the Investment Team and overseeing the business development and manager sourcing process.
Previously, Mr. Glass served as President of Paine Heights Management LLC. At Paine Heights, Mr. Glass oversaw many of the company's interests, including the management of a special opportunity hedge fund that invested in the SPAC marketplace and, through a subsidiary, advised on a transaction in the New Jersey Solar Energy sector. From 2007 through 2009, Mr. Glass was the President of Platinum Management (NY) LLC (“Platinum”), where in addition to overseeing all non-investing activities he shared responsibilities for asset allocation and risk management, including the selection of portfolio managers for Platinum’s Multi-Manager private investment funds. While Mr. Glass was President of Platinum, the fund won two industry awards for Multi Strategy Fund of the Year.
From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Glass served as the Chief Operating Officer of Intrepid Capital Management (“Intrepid”), a $2.5 billion hedge fund organization seeded by Soros Fund Management and spun out of Tiger Management. At Intrepid, Mr. Glass oversaw all non-portfolio related activities. In 2004, Mr. Glass launched Intrepid Associates, an affiliated entity that added fund managers to Intrepid’s platform, including sector funds in the healthcare and global utilities spaces. From April 1998 until August 2000, Mr. Glass worked as Chief Financial Officer at Vector Capital Management (“Vector”), a statistical arbitrage hedge fund in Norwalk, CT. Mr. Glass graduated from Queens College, with honors, with a B.A. in Accounting and Information Systems.