Co-Founder and Managing Director of Investments, Morgan Creek Capital Management
Mike Hennessy is a Co-founder and Managing Director of Investments at Morgan Creek Capital Management. Prior to joining Morgan Creek in 2004, Mr. Hennessy was Vice President and a founding member of UNC Management Company. Primary areas of responsibility included domestic equity, international and emerging markets equity, opportunistic equity, absolute return, fixed income and enhanced fixed income. Mr. Hennessy also assisted in developing overall investment objectives as well as strategic and tactical asset allocation for the funds. Mr. Hennessy was responsible for monitoring individual managers and overall portfolio performance, as well as risk management. Prior to joining UNC in 1999, Mr. Hennessy was an Investment Director at Duke Management Company (Duke University) where he assisted in the management of $3 billion of various University-related investment pools. Before joining Duke in 1991, Mr. Hennessy was an Associate at Smith Breeden Associates, a quantitative investment management firm with offices in Chapel Hill, NC, and Boulder, CO. Mr. Hennessy received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and he also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Philosophy, Psychology and Mathematics from the College of William and Mary. Mr. Hennessy is Treasurer of Duke University Federal Credit Union, a member of the Investment Committee at the Carolina Friends School, a member of the College of William & Mary Foundation Board of Trustees and Chair of its Investment Committee.