Our Leadership Team
We’re a proven team with a deep understanding of how to invest in complex assets and appropriately manage risk
Chief Executive OfficerBio >
Chief Executive Officer
Deva Mishra is the CEO of Prosperity Asset Management and a member of its Board of Directors. Before joining, Deva spent six years at Global Atlantic Financial Group, most recently as its Deputy CIO, and prior to that as the Head of Asset Allocation. In these roles, Deva executed transactions across utility-scale & renewable solar, transportation leasing, and SFR real estate; built Global Atlantic’s retail sales and reinsurance pricing models and associated technology; and helped execute ten reinsurance transactions, among other accomplishments. Before Global Atlantic, Deva spent eight years at Goldman Sachs, most notably as the Head of Structured Products for its Reinsurance Group. Deva began his career at Credit Suisse in its Quantitative Credit Strategy Group.
Deva holds a Bachelor in Computer Science and Economics, cum laude, from Cornell University and is currently a Board member of Cornell’s College of Computer Science.
Head Portfolio ManagerBio >
Head Portfolio Manager
Hogan Chen is the Head Portfolio Manager for Prosperity Asset Management. In his day-to-day role, Hogan has oversight of clients’ general account portfolio allocations and business management needs. Hogan also supports the evaluation of new strategic opportunities and execution of reinsurance transactions. Before joining, Hogan worked at Global Atlantic Financial Group for five years, overseeing insurance-specific issues for its general account, hedging, and asset allocation. Before Global Atlantic, Hogan was a fixed income portfolio manager at C12 Capital Management and held structured credit-focused roles at Barclays and Credit Suisse.
Hogan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Mathematics from MIT.
Chief Operating OfficerBio >
Chief Operating Officer
Leah Mannarino is Chief Operating Officer for Prosperity Asset Management and is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the business and managing its operational infrastructure. Before joining, Leah was the Head of Product Services at KKR & Co., where she built a scalable client servicing function to support the firm’s private market products. Before KKR, Leah spent over six years at private equity- and venture capital-backed technology companies, where she focused on organic & inorganic growth initiatives (e.g., product launches, platform expansions, M&A, partnerships) and operational efficiency projects. Leah began her career at Credit Suisse in its Private Fund Group, where she managed the development & execution of private equity fundraising strategies and helped launch the group’s secondary advisory vertical.
Leah holds an MBA in Management and Operations from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Palmer Scholar (Top 5% of class) and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics & Management, summa cum laude, from Cornell University where she was a Merrill Presidential Scholar and Cornell Tradition Fellow.
General Counsel & Chief Compliance OfficerBio >
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Michael Adams is General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Prosperity Asset Management and, in such capacities, is responsible for all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters. Before joining, Michael was Deputy General Counsel (Acting General Counsel) for Soros Fund Management, where he led the legal and compliance teams that supported alternative asset strategies (e.g., private and structured credit) and third-party fund investments (e.g., GP stakes and seed transactions). Before Soros, Michael was Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Jones Road Capital Management, a special situations credit firm. Before Jones Road, Michael was General Counsel – North America for Tetragon, a diversified, alternative asset, investment, and management group, where he served on its business management committee. During his twelve years at Tetragon, he helped launch and coordinate the business support of various alternative asset management products and acted as a director of several portfolio companies. Before Tetragon, Michael was a Corporate Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
Michael holds a law degree, magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Applied Economics from Cornell University. Before law school, Michael served as a United States Air Force captain.
Portfolio Manager, PAM Strategic PartnersBio >
Portfolio Manager, PAM Strategic Partners
Evan Chan is a Portfolio Manager and the Head of PAM Strategic Partners for Prosperity Asset Management and is responsible for investing in asset origination platforms and private assets. Before joining, Evan was a Principal for Centerbridge Partners in its Asset Based Special Situations group. Before Centerbridge, Evan was a Senior Vice President for Global Atlantic Financial Group, focused on specialty finance investments. In his prior roles, Evan helped launch an equipment leasing platform, invested broadly across public and private asset-backed securities, and acquired asset portfolios across various sectors, including consumer loans, auto loans, aircraft and railcars.
Evan holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science from MIT.
Portfolio Manager, Structured ProductsBio >
Portfolio Manager, Structured Products
Kevin Ling is a Portfolio Manager for Prosperity Asset Management and, in such a capacity, is responsible for investing in structured products and private credit opportunities. Before joining, Kevin was a senior investment analyst at Mangrove Partners, a deep value long short equity fund where he focused on public equity, structured credit, and other macro special situation investments. Before Mangrove, Kevin held trading and portfolio management roles at Fortress Investment and BlueCrest Capital with a focus on investments across ABS, RMBS, and other structured products. Kevin started his career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he spent almost a decade market-making and investing in ABS and RMBS within the mortgage trading department.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.
Portfolio Manager, CreditBio >
Portfolio Manager, Credit
Robby Abraham is a Portfolio Manager for Prosperity Asset Management and, in such a capacity, is responsible for investing in public and illiquid credit opportunities. Before joining, Robby was the Chief Investment Officer for Liberty Bankers Insurance Group. Before Liberty Bankers, Robby was Head of Illiquid Credit / Direct Lending at Global Atlantic Financial Group. Prior to Global Atlantic, Robby held investing roles at Lone Star Funds, York Street Capital, H.I.G. Capital and Abacus Finance Group. In these roles, Robby was responsible for investing across the capital structure, including senior secured loans, unitranche, mezzanine, second lien, subordinated debt, opportunistic credit and equity. He began his career in leveraged finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Robby holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Accounting from NYU Stern School of Business.
Portfolio Manager, Mortgage LoansBio >
Portfolio Manager, Mortgage Loans
Steve Hilbish is a Portfolio Manager for Prosperity Asset Management and, in such capacity, is responsible for overseeing mortgage loan credit. Steve has been with Prosperity and its predecessor companies for almost 25 years and has held leadership positions on the investment team for over ten years.
Steve holds an MBA from the University of Lynchburg and dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting and Finance from Virginia Tech. Steve has a CPA license in Virginia and is a CFA and CAIA charter holder.
Chief Technology OfficerBio >
Chief Technology Officer
Brett Bandsma is Chief Technology Officer for Prosperity Asset Management and is responsible for directing PAM’s technology and data strategies as well as building out its infrastructure and systems. Prior to joining, Brett was CTO at Amber Capital, a long/short, Southern Europe-focused hedge fund, where he spent over fifteen years developing, delivering, and leading technology across all aspects of the firm. His career also includes roles at Calyon Securities, Bear Wagner Specialists and Prudential Securities developing financial software for equity derivatives trading, e-brokerage, NYSE specialists and fixed income portfolio management. Brett began his career at Intel working on software-based audio technology.
Brett holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Head of Investment OperationsBio >
Head of Investment Operations
Daniel LoPiccolo is the Head of Investment Operations for Prosperity Asset Management and is responsible for managing an efficient, scalable middle office function, including oversight of controls, processes & procedures as well as counterparty relationship management. Prior to joining, Daniel was the Director of Operations and Treasury at Aristeia Capital LLC, a credit focused hedge fund where he spent nearly seven years improving firm wide efficiency. Before Aristeia, Daniel was a Senior Operations Manager for Tetragon, a diversified, alternative asset, investment and management group. During his 9 years at Tetragon, Daniel supported global portfolio managers & traders and coordinated strategic initiatives, including a fund accounting onboard and corporate action product build. His career also includes roles at JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Statistics from Rutgers University.
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