Our Team

Advent’s experienced senior management team is well-suited to address today's complex investment landscape. The team is ultimately responsible for maintaining Advent's institutional, best-in-class infrastructure and ensuring that Advent remains an industry-leading investment management firm.

Tracy V. Maitland

Mr. Maitland serves as President and Chief Investment Officer of Advent Capital Management, LLC. Prior to founding Advent, Mr. Maitland was a Director in the Convertible Securities Department in the Capital Markets Division at Merrill Lynch. As the major distribution link between investors and issuers, Mr. Maitland leveraged Merrill Lynch’s preeminent position in convertibles to create a unique advantage in investing and trading in the convertible market. Mr. Maitland advised institutions on investing in specific convertible issues in their respective convertible, fixed income and equity portfolios. The extensive investment knowledge that Mr. Maitland developed during his 13 year tenure at Merrill Lynch inspired him to found Advent Capital Management, LLC in order to satisfy the growing demand for investment expertise in convertible securities and other parts of the capital structure that are influenced by convertible valuations, such as high yield and bank debt.

Mr. Maitland serves on the Board of Trustees for the Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School and is Chairman of the Board for an Advent publicly traded closed-end fund (NYSE: AVK). He is a member of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Council, where he primarily focuses on legislative affairs, and previously served on the Boards of the ASPCA, Columbia Board of Visitors, the Apollo Theater, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), and the Studio Museum of Harlem. Tracy has also worked closely with Icon Mann, an organization committed to positively transforming the dialogue and imaging of African Americans through content and community engagement.

He is a graduate of Columbia College at Columbia University.

Tracy V. Maitland

President, Chief Investment Officer

Robert J. White

Mr. White serves as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all operational and accounting functions. Prior to joining Advent Capital Management, Mr. White was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, managing a client service team within their Prime Brokerage business. He supervised a team responsible for the operational support, technology implementation, reporting, and relationship management of 100 plus hedge fund clients. His earlier experience includes AVP at Lehman Brothers, in the capacity of product controller within their equity division. In addition, Mr. White worked in the investment accounting group at Equitable Life Insurance. Mr. White started his career as an auditor for Ernst and Young.He is a graduate of Bucknell University. Mr. White has 30 years of industry experience.

Robert J. White

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Odell Lambroza

Mr. Lambroza serves as Chief Investment Strategist and co-portfolio manager of the Advent Global Partners and Advent Vega strategies. Prior to joining Advent in 2001, Mr. Lambroza was Head of Convertibles and Equity Derivatives at Société Générale. Previously, he managed the convertible sales and trading departments at HSBC Securities and Bankers Trust. Mr. Lambroza began his career in the Convertible Securities Department at Merrill Lynch, where he spent nine years working with Advent’s Founder, Mr. Maitland. At Merrill Lynch, Mr. Lambroza served as Vice President of Convertible Trading, Structured Equity Derivative Products and Asset Swaps. Mr. Lambroza graduated from Cornell University.

Odell Lambroza

Principal, Chief Investment Strategist
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