Joseph P. Riccardo, Chairman, Portfolio Manager
Mr. Riccardo has over thirty years of public and private company healthcare experience. Most recently, he held the position of Senior Managing Director heading the Healthcare Research Team of thirty analysts, and served as Senior Healthcare Analyst at Bear Stearns & Co. Inc for twenty five years. This, combined with his extensive network of industry executives, managements, and executive recruiters, established Mr. Riccardo as a major advisor to the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Riccardo also served as a member of Bear Stearns President’s Advisory Council for a number of years. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of Hackensack University Medical Center. He received his B.S. at St. Peter’s College and his M.B.A. at City College of New York.

Thomas DesChamps, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager
Mr. DesChamps is a portfolio manager primarily responsible for company and industry analysis, stock selection, position sizing and hedging strategies. He has been with HVC since inception in 2005. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. DesChamps was at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., initially as a member of the Riccardo/Shevick research team covering the major, specialty and generic pharmaceutical industries. Previously, Mr. DesChamps was the specialty pharmaceutical analyst at Mehta Partners, LLC. Mr. DesChamps has fifteen years of healthcare industry experience including hematology/oncology research experience at Cornell University Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He currently serves on the board of directors of Blue Ash Therapeutics, LLC. He received his M.B.A. in Finance at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his B.S. in Biochemistry from Bucknell University.

Binish Bulsara, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Bulsara serves dually as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. He is primarily responsible for the financial operations of the Funds. Mr. Bulsara has over 20 years of hedge fund experience as a CFO/CCO, ODD analyst and auditor. Binish was most recently the CFO/CCO of Hinoki Capital Management, a sector hybrid long/short fund specializing in technology, consumer and health care. From 2010-2014, he was CFO/CCO of Talara Capital Management, a real asset investment firm focused on global resource, infrastructure, and industrial sectors. From 2007-2010, he was CFO/CCO of Holden Capital Management, LLC, an asset management firm specializing in short bias funds. From 2002-2007, he acted as an independent consultant performing operational due diligence for hedge fund investors. From 2001-2002, he was CFO of Anchor Point Asset Management, LLC. From 1997-2001, he was CFO of Troubh Fund Management, LLC. Mr. Bulsara began his career with Rothstein, Kass & Co. as an auditor in the Financial Services Group. Mr. Bulsara holds a B.S. in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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