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.