Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Shamia joined Voce Capital in September 2015. Prior to joining Voce, Mr. Shamia was a Partner and Chief Operating Officer at SQN Investors LP, a value-oriented long/short equity investment adviser seeded by Greenlight Capital in 2014. Mr. Shamia was responsible for the firm’s successful launch and all ongoing firm-wide operations.
Mr. Shamia was previously with New Era Investors LLC and Palo Alto Investors LLC, where he held the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for overseeing all financial, administrative, operational and technology aspects of the firms. Prior to that, Mr. Shamia was the Chief Operating Officer at Seneca Capital Management, a $15 billion institutional asset management firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shamia was a Management Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Investment Management and Securities Operations Consulting Group and was a Portfolio Accounting Supervisor with Wells Fargo Nikko Investment Advisors.
Mr. Shamia received his B.A. in Economics from University of California, Berkeley and is a member of several financial services industry groups and forums.