Remy W. Trafelet
Mr. Trafelet serves as a Managing Partner of Trafelet Brokaw & Company, LLC. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Alico, Inc. Mr. Trafelet began his career at Fidelity Management and Research Company, covering numerous industries including energy, retail, mining, financials and consumer goods. Shortly thereafter, at the age of 25, he became the youngest portfolio manager in the history of the firm, managing a $500mm mutual fund. Under his stewardship, the fund rose from last to first in its performance ranking. In 2000, Mr. Trafelet formed Trafelet & Company, LLC, which managed several long/short equity hedge funds. The firm grew to over $6bn in assets under management with offices in New York and London. In 2009, Mr. Trafelet spun off the firm’s London operations to form Habrok Capital Management, a global long/short equity hedge fund. He is also the founder and Chairman of Hazeltree Treasury Solutions, the leading provider of treasury management strategies with offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.
Mr. Trafelet is a Trustee and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the Boys’ Club of New York. In addition, he serves as a member of the board and Executive Committee for the Children’s Scholarship Fund, an organization dedicated to maximizing educational opportunity for all children. Mr. Trafelet is President of the Trafelet Family Foundation, whose philanthropic efforts focus on improving education and environmental conservation. He is a member of the Investment Committee of Phillips Exeter Academy and is a former Trustee. Mr. Trafelet is a Trustee for The Eaglebrook School, a board member of the Tall Timbers Research Station & Land Conservancy, the Atlantic Salmon Federation and is a member of the Florida Land Council. Mr. Trafelet is owner and operator of Mercer Mill Plantation, one of Georgia’s largest pecan producers.
Mr. Trafelet was graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and earned an A.B. from Dartmouth College, where he was graduated with honors and named a Presidential Scholar. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Trafelet resides in New York City with his three children.
George R. Brokaw
Mr. Brokaw is a Managing Partner at Trafelet Brokaw & Co. Previously, Mr. Brokaw was a Managing Director at Highbridge Capital Management. Prior to joining Highbridge, he held senior positions at Perry Capital, LLC and Lazard. Mr. Brokaw is a member of the board of directors of DISH Network Corporation and Alico, Inc. Mr. Brokaw has previously served as a director to several companies including North American Construction Group, North American Energy Partners Inc., Capital Business Credit LLC, Exclusive Resorts, LLC, Ovation, Timberstar and ValuePlace Holdings LLC. In addition, he is a member of the board of the Carter Burden Center for the Aging. Mr. Brokaw received a B.A. from Yale University, a J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Virginia and is a member of the New York Bar.