Sidney Hardee, CFA, is the managing partner of Hardee Brothers, LLC. He has a broad base of experience in global portfolio management, market research, and quantitative analysis. Hardee is a former trading manager at the Bank of NT Butterfield in Bermuda, where he led its fixed-income and derivatives trading initiatives. He began his career as a market analyst at Salomon Brothers focused on European bond markets. Later he joined Lehman Brothers in both New York and London as a bond trader. He was also vice president in both the credit markets trading and global rates strategy groups at JPMorgan. Hardee holds a bachelors's degrees in economics and mathematics from Yale University and an MS in applied statistics from Columbia University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the alternative investments committee of CFA Society New York and the US Investment Performance Committee (USIPC) for the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). He serves on the board of advisory for the master's of science program in financial risk management at the University of Connecticut (UCONN) School of Business.