Managing Partner | Co-Founder
Mr. Mendez is a Co-Founder and a Managing Partner of Crayhill Capital Management.
Prior to founding Crayhill in July 2015, Mr. Mendez was a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income Group of Magnetar Capital, where he focused on illiquid, structured credit and asset-based investment opportunities. Prior to Magnetar, Mr. Mendez was a Managing Director and Head of the Structured Finance Group at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., where he structured new issue origination and asset-based finance solutions for specialty finance companies and banks. Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill, Mr. Mendez was Co-Founder and Principal of ICP Securities, LLC, where he oversaw a capital markets business focused on structured credit in new issue origination, sales and proprietary trading for asset-backed securities and structured products in New York and London. Mr. Mendez received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Latin American Studies from the United States Naval Academy. He also holds a graduate certificate in Program Management from the University of Washington.
Managing Partner | Co-Founder
Joshua Eaton is a Co-Founder and a Managing Partner of Crayhill Capital Management.
Prior to founding Crayhill in July 2015, Mr. Eaton was a Portfolio Manager in the Fixed Income Group of Magnetar Capital, where he focused on illiquid, structured credit and asset-based investment opportunities. Prior to joining Magnetar in 2012, Mr. Eaton was a Managing Director in the Structured Finance Group at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P., where he developed and advised on asset-based and capital solutions for banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill in 2010, Mr. Eaton spent over five years at Dune Capital Management LP, an investment management firm he helped launch as a spinoff from Soros Fund Management in late 2004. Prior to Dune, Mr. Eaton spent seven years as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where his practice focused on corporate and financial transactions. Mr. Eaton received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law in 1997, a degree in French studies, with honors, from Université de Caen, France in 1994, and a B.A. in Business Administration, Finance Concentration, from the University of Washington in 1992. Mr. Eaton is member of the New York Bar.
Managing Director | Head of Marketing & Investor Relations
Ms. Khan is a Managing Director and Head of Investor Relations and Marketing at Crayhill Capital Management.
Prior to joining Crayhill, Ms. Khan was a member of the Global Business Development Group at Babson Capital Management (now Barings), where she held various positions, the last of which was on the Institutional Sales team where she was responsible for client relationships and capital raising for a suite of fixed income strategies. She also served as a product specialist for Babson’s alternative investments platform, developing and implementing marketing strategies for new fundraising initiatives. Prior to joining Babson, Ms. Khan was on the Global Capital Introductions team at UBS Securities and prior to that was also a part of the alternatives research team at UBS.
Ms. Khan received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and a minor in Economics from Columbia University.
Managing Director | CFO & COO
Mr. Thomas is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Crayhill Capital Management LP.
Prior to joining Crayhill, Mr. Thomas was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Dune Capital Management LP, an investment management firm that launched as a spinoff from Soros Fund Management in late 2004. Mr. Thomas spent ten years at Dune advancing his career from Controller to CFO and CCO. Prior to joining Dune in 2005, Mr. Thomas spent over three years at SS&C GlobeOp Financial Services, a fund administrator that provides middle and back office financial services to hedge funds and investment managers. At SS&C GlobeOp, Mr. Thomas was a Director overseeing the financial operations of twenty master-feeder hedge funds. Mr. Thomas managed a team of thirty accounting and finance professionals. Prior to joining SS&C GlobeOp, Mr. Thomas worked as an Assistant Controller for Hamilton Partners Limited, a hedge fund and broker dealer. Prior to joining Hamilton, from August of 1985 to July of 2000, Mr. Thomas worked in senior accounting roles of commodity firms at Marco International Corp., Imperial Commodities, Wego Chemical and Mineral Corp. and Bozzo USA Trading Inc.
Mr. Thomas received a B.B.A. in accounting from Adelphi University in 1985 and an M.B.A. in finance from Adelphi University in 1997.