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 Financial and Administrative 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 Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Reid serves as Chief Operating Officer responsible for new business strategies and management of the client advisory and investor relations group. Prior to joining Advent, Mr. Reid served as a senior advisor to Thayer Street Partners, an early stage private growth capital investment. Between 2010 and 2014 Mr. Reid held the role of President at One East Capital where he held responsibility for the non-investing activities of the firm including marketing, investor relations, risk management and operations. Prior to One East Capital, Mr. Reid served as a Managing Director and Partner at Auda International between 1999 and 2009, a global alternatives investment firm, where he led the firm’s hedge fund group. Scott started his investment career in 1996 working internationally in sales and trading.He received a BA from the University of Virginia and an MA from the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (“SAIS”). Mr. Reid has over 20 years of industry experience.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Lambroza serves as Chief Investment Strategist and is a portfolio manager of the Global Opportunity strategies and all vehicles that execute the strategy including Transamerica Event Driven. He is also is portfolio manager of the Global Partners strategy. 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.He is a graduate of Cornell University. Mr. Lambroza has 31 years of industry experience.
Principal, Chief Investment Strategist
Edward C. Delk
Mr. Delk serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. He has extensive experience in organizing and supporting the operation and compliance of mutual funds, closed-end funds, private funds, UCITS and other investment vehicles, as well as counseling registered investment advisers. Prior to joining Advent in 2012, Mr. Delk served as Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at the private equity firm Insight Venture Partners. Before joining Insight, Mr. Delk was Associate General Counsel at TIAA-CREF, where he prepared organizational, disclosure and transactional documents for registered investment companies, variable products and hedge funds. Mr. Delk was previously a Principal in the Legal Department of The Vanguard Group, where he supported new product development in addition to providing legal, compliance and transactional support to mutual funds, exchange traded funds, UCITS and hedge funds. Before joining Vanguard, Mr. Delk worked in private practice law firms Clifford Chance, LLP, Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP and K&L Gates LLP advising and representing registered investment advisers, registered investment companies and private funds concerning the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and other federal securities laws.He is a graduate of The George Washington University National Law Center where he earned his J.D., and he received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Virginia. Mr. Delk has 25 years of industry experience.
Edward C. Delk
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Lamensdorf serves as Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining Advent in 2018, Ms. Lamensdorf spent more than 10 years at Kingdon Capital as Head of Human Resources. Previously, Ms. Lamensdorf served as Head of Human Resources/Chief Administrative Officer of AQR Capital and served as the Business Partner for the Finance Division for 15 years at Goldman Sachs. She began her career at American Express. Ms. Lamensdorf is a graduate of Columbia Business School where she earned her MBA and received a Bachelor of Science from American University. Ms. Lamensdorf has 35 years of industry experience.