Chief Investment Officer &
Adam Forbes has been an entrepreneur since 1997 and a programmer since he was 10 years old. After starting his career in computer networking, he co-founded Calvin Alexander Networking, and in 1999, sold it to Micromuse (NASDAQ:MUSE) where he continued as its SVP of Networking Technology until 2001. In 2001, he co-founded Helicor, Inc., established after Mr. Forbes co-invented a biofeedback stress management device. He served as Helicor’s CEO, overseeing its raise of $14+ million, including $4.5 million from Respironics, a $1+ billion medical device company. In 2010, he was the first Angel investor in OfferPop, now Wyng.com, a successful online marketing platform. In 2012, Mr. Forbes began working with Greenrock, a synthetic paper company and became its first investor — he financed its first year of operations, including its pilot plant in Cincinnati. Simultaneously, Mr. Forbes developed a mathematical rules based investing model for investment company Lume ALPHA, LP and Forbes Capital Management, now part of SGIM. Lume ALPHA LP began trading this strategy in September 2013 which has now become the underlying investment technology for SGIM. Mr. Forbes joined SGIM as a co-founder in 2017.
Adam has lectured at the Columbia Business School in Adam Dell's Entrepreneurship class. He is a graduate of The Cooper Union with a Bachelors of Architecture. He is married with three children.
Mitchell Wonboy began his career at JP Morgan in 1997 working within the private bank equity derivative solutions team. In 1999 he then moved to lead the private banking taxable fixed income trading desk focusing on US Treasuries, agencies and corporate bonds. In 2003, Mr. Wonboy joined the UBS investment banking institutional fixed income derivative trading desk focusing on distribution. At UBS Mr. Wonboy provided fixed income derivative solutions and opportunistic trading strategies including both interest rates and credit derivatives to a multifaceted client base including hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies and family offices. In 2011 Mr. Wonboy rejoined the JP Morgan Private Bank as a senior investment advisor ultimately managing a team of investment professionals that advised corporate executives, private equity, hedge fund, real estate and proprietary trading professionals on their personal investments, as well as private endowments and foundations on their institutional assets. In the second half of 2016 Mr. Wonboy joined Fisher Investments which he left in order to form SGIM as a co-founder in 2017.
Mitch previously served on the board of directors of the Wayne State University foundation Investment Committee, a $500 million university endowment. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1996 and enjoys spending time with his family.