Based in Seattle, Washington, and founded in 2015, Mack Research provides sentiment research to institutional traders and commercial hedgers.

Andrew McCormick

Prior to founding Mack Research, Andrew worked for BlackRock’s boutique Alternative Advisors team, a group serving the firm’s global strategic clients across fund of funds, private equity, renewable power, real assets, and single-strategy hedge fund products.

 

Prior to BlackRock, Andrew worked as President of Atlas Ratings, a research and advisory company that assisted institutional clients in managing custodial and prime brokerage counter-party risk .

 

Before launching Atlas, Mr. McCormick was the founder and president of MKC Global Investments, a hedge fund and CTA.  The fund’s quantitative strategy utilized a long-term trend-following approach across nearly 100 global commodity, financial, and FX markets.

 

Andrew attended Montana State University, he is a husband and father, has a yellow lab (Beasley), and lives in Seattle.

Edward Kim

A skilled investor and trader through rigorous process management and analysis, Edward embodies global macro investing.  His investing interests span the globe from Malaysian palm oil futures to the South African Rand to U.S. small caps.

 

Prior to joining Mack, Edward worked as a consultant with hedge funds, high-net-worth investors, and data providers.  He specialized in evaluating alternative/emerging market and event-driven opportunities.  In addition, he worked with clients to design and develop trading models focused around investor psychology.

 

Edward enjoys designing math-based algorithms for sports analytics, has a soft spot for Korean BBQ, and reads philosophy for relaxation.