As a founding member and Partner of Fairlead Advisors LLC and an Operating Partner to Denham Capital Partners, Adam Carte provides strategic, commercial, executive management and financial expertise to clients, a role substantially the same as the one he held previously at Alea Management LLC, which he also co-founded. Previously, Adam Carte was the Chief Financial Officer of The Trigen Companies. He received a B.A. in Mathematics from Earlham College and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and was a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). In August 2004 he was selected by the Association for Financial Professionals as one of the top 300 Professionals in Treasury and Finance.